Supermassive Black Hole
It is thought that there is a supermassive black hole at the centre of almost every galaxy, including our own. This month the Sky at Night team look into Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s centre, to discover what astronomers know about it. Plus, they reveal the frst ever direct image of a black hole, newly captured by the Event Horizon Telescope.
Four, 12 May, 10pm (frst repeat Four, 16 May, 7.30pm) Check www.bbc.co.uk/skyatnight for subsequent repeat times
A supermassive black hole lies buried at the core of the Milky Way