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Thread: The Event Horizon Telescope - photographing a black hole

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    But was it 16, 24 or 32 bit?
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    It's a 6.5 billion solar mass black hole - so at least 64 bits, I reckon.
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    The dynamic range must be fantastic...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Firebottle View Post
    Just one of the simple things that impresses me is the reception of millimeter wavelength radio signals over the distance involved.
    And it's one of the reasons the telescopes are in dry places as moisture interrupts the waves. They then have to wait for each site to have optimum weather conditions at the same time....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Audio Al View Post
    Imagine the size of the mains power cable
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    Apparently when they viewed the image on a 8K TV using an expensive HDMI cable it was just like being there at the live event.
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