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Kerr black hole animation

version 1.1 (1.85 KB) by Nicolas Douillet
A function to create an animation of a Kerr black hole for pedagogic purpose


Updated 15 Jan 2020

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For pedagogic / scientific diffusion purposes.

F5 to run and create the animation file named 'Kerr_black_hole_animation.gif' that will appear in the same directory as you registered this .m file.

Surface is a catenoid.

The trajectory of an object taken by the black hole while the rotation increased is drawn in red.

Please rate if it helped you. Thanks.

Cite As

Nicolas Douillet (2020). Kerr black hole animation (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (3)

Nicolas Douillet

I have made plenty others on various subjects. Feel free to explore and download ;-)

Nicolas Douillet

Happy you used it Angelina :)

Angelina Swift

Thanks a lot! It's very cool!



Some code cleaning

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux