I asked this question, which is simply about how an outside observer would observe an in falling object into a black hole. The question is simple and clear: Due to the slowing of time as the event horizon nears, would the object eventually appear flattened to an outside observer?

I fail to see how this question is lacking in clarity. What more needs to be clarified?

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    $\begingroup$ Same happened to me with my posts, I don't know how I could make them better. I'm talking about these posts: physics.stackexchange.com/q/766582 and physics.stackexchange.com/q/766590 $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 30, 2023 at 11:28
  • $\begingroup$ It sounds like a mega duplicate. We are more than 12 years in. $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 30, 2023 at 11:36
  • $\begingroup$ @PeterMortensen FWIW, I searched for dupes and didn't find any at the time of asking. $\endgroup$
    – CPlus
    Commented Jun 30, 2023 at 12:18
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    $\begingroup$ At the least you have not responded to questions in the comments trying to get at just what you are actually asking. $\endgroup$
    – Jon Custer
    Commented Jun 30, 2023 at 14:39
  • $\begingroup$ @JonCuster I answered that question by editing in the 'outside observer' part. $\endgroup$
    – CPlus
    Commented Jun 30, 2023 at 16:46
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    $\begingroup$ I have no skin in this but I admit I never quite understand questions of the type “what would this look like?”. What does this mean “how would something appear”? $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 30, 2023 at 23:09
  • $\begingroup$ @ZeroTheHero What would the pattern of the photons hitting someone's retina be, as a function of time? $\endgroup$
    – CPlus
    Commented Nov 21, 2023 at 6:48


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