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- Thread starter Lunar Pilot
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Orbiter does not model relativity, so you can't have black holes.

It's not supposed to eject matter, I think...

It's not supposed to eject matter, I think...

Black holes certainly do.

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Black holes certainly do.

they do? I allways thought nothing gets away from them... :huh:

Not until you get within a certain distance ( 1/3 the diameter of the star ) and then you're in the fun zone. That puts you within the area of the acreation disk. To escape from area you'll have to make a burn on a parabolic arc to escape velocity or your stuck. Do your math carefully of you'll pass through the event horizon and it becomes a one way trip to the center of the singularity. Don't worry, as you pass through the event horizon, tidal forces will shred you to sub atomic particle. :sorry:

Not until you get within a certain distance ( 1/3 the diameter of the star ) and then you're in the fun zone. That puts you within the area of the acreation disk. To escape from area you'll have to make a burn on a parabolic arc to escape velocity or your stuck. Do your math carefully of you'll pass through the event horizon and it becomes a one way trip to the center of the singularity. Don't worry, as you pass through the event horizon, tidal forces will shred you to sub atomic particle. :sorry:

But don´t worry ...be shred to particles could take a lot of time, perhaps forever.:lol:

Orbiter does simulate gravitational torque on orbiting objects... I wonder if it scales up to that sort of mass.

Does time stop inside a black hole?

Well you experience a phenomena known as time dilation. Once the object has passed the event horizon, it would take an infinite amount of time for light to come back to a distant observer, therefore giving the illusion that the object is "frozen".

For a 100 solar mass hole ( and larger ) the tidal force is more spread out because the area of interaction is much larger.

The area of interaction for a million solar mass black hole ( typicaly found in galactic centers ) is so large , that the tidal forces might be survivable. The information comes from the study of gas and stars rotating around around the inner center of our own galaxy.

It's been discovered that the Andromeda Galaxy has TWO black holes at it's galactic center. Can you immagine plotting a course for a parabolic arc to " thread the needle " between them to get a gravity boost ?

As a side note, doing this also makes the planets orbit the sun extremely fast.