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Posted by David Lillis on July 22, 1999 04:56:39 UTC

While yes, a black hole is considered a black hole because of the gravitational pull from a very dense singularity not allowing light to escape, there is the "ring of light" for lack of a better word called the event horizon. This is to my understanding the point at which light starts to move out of sight towards the singularity. If the sun currently pulling objects towards every foot of its surface suddenly shrinks down to the size of a marble, still keeping its gravitational pull, would the entire surface of the marble sized sun still have gravity pulling everything including light toward it? What then would the event horizon look like? in my opinion it would look like a ball of light. Thank you for your reply. David.

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