Density Plots


Meridional Plane

t/M = 30,360 t/M = 30,370

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Here we show the evolution of densities in the meridional plane. We pause in the middle of the evolution and zoom in to watch the central regions more closely. Density is normalized to initial central density, and our color scheme is shown above.

We find an apparent horizon when the simulation terminates at t/M = 30,370. The relevant radii of the apparent horizon are shown above as well. We infer that the final black hole mass will be Mh/M = 0.9. Thus, the ambient disk has about 10% of the original star's mass.

last updated 6 Nov 14 aakhan3