Which direction does a black hole rotate?
- goringLv 61 year ago
It depends on the observer
- Ronald 7Lv 71 year ago
- VelikovskyLv 71 year ago
There is no preferred direction, a black hole can rotate in any direction. And in reality the direction would be dependent upon your vantage point.
- Jeffrey KLv 61 year ago
Each black hole rotates differently.
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- 1 year ago
It doesn't have a direction of spin per se. If the infalling matter is moving opposite to the hole's spin, it will slow down the rotation of the hole. As for clockwise or counter-clockwise, there is no difference between the two. If a black hole spins clockwise when seen from "above", then it will (simultaneously) spin counter-clockwise when seen from "below
- nebLv 71 year ago
The axis of rotation of a black hole results from the sum total of the angular momentum of all the matter and energy that is in the black hole. So, black holes can rotate in any direction. For example, the axis of rotation of a black hole formed from a stellar collapse is in the direction of the axis of rotation of the star that formed the black hole.
- Bill-MLv 71 year ago
Depends on where you looking at it from.
Like asking what direction does the Earth Rotate. Clockwise or Counter Clockwise.
The answer is BOTH.
- StarryskyLv 71 year ago
With a mass of many suns, any direction it wants to.
- Anonymous1 year ago
If you look at it from the top, it's clockwise, if you look at it from the bottom, it's counterclockwise. Or is it the opposite? Doesn't matter anyways.
- aladdinwaLv 71 year ago
That depends on where you are looking at it from.
If you are looking at it from above the north pole, it is rotating counter-clockwise.
If you are looking at it from above the south pole, it is rotating clockwise.
If you are looking at the equator, with the north pole to the top, it is rotating from left to right.
If you are looking at the equator, with the south pole to the top, it is rotating from right to left.
Or, more simply, a Black Hole is rotating in the same direction as the accretion disk surrounding it.