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Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel. 

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On Wednesday the Event Horizon Telescope team revealed the first ever image of a black hole. 

The picture is an image of Messier 87's supermassive black hole in the center of the Virgo galaxy cluster, which is about 55 million light-years from the Earth. The black hole photographed has a mass 6.5 billion times that of the Sun.

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), is an international collaboration with multiple countries working together to essentially build an Earth-sized telescope by linking radio dishes from around the world. 

The achievement is impressive but of course the internet is having a little fun with the image. Here are some of the best online reactions. 

Terry is a journalist and social media manager for The Gazette. He's a graduate of the University of Denver, loves the Denver Broncos, and is a member of the Television Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association.

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