Black hole gif

Explore a collection of mesmerizing black hole GIFs that will leave you in awe. Witness the beauty and mystery of these cosmic wonders in motion.

NASA Scientific Visualization Studio | Black Hole Accretion Disk Visualization

This movie shows a complete revolution around a simulated black hole and its accretion disk following a path that is perpendicular to the disk. The black hole’s extreme gravitational field redirects and distorts light coming from different parts of the disk, but exactly what we see depends on our viewing angle. The greatest distortion occurs when viewing the system nearly edgewise. As our viewpoint rotates around the black hole, we see different parts of the fast-moving gas in the accretion…