The first high resolution image from HALCA is shown below right. The image
on the left is the ground-only image of the radio source. Notice the much
improved angular resolution image made using HALCA data.
The two images above are of an extreamly high energy jet of particles
ejected from the center of the distant blazar 1156+295. The bright white
component in the center of the image is due to material falling onto a
giant black hole at the center of the object. Magnetic fields surrounding
the black hole accellerate the particles into a narrow jet.
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Last update: 99 Dec 19