Astronomer107 asked:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

"How can I figure out the g of a 10 solar mass black hole? If the sun is a certain "g" then can I multiply it by 10 to get the g of a 10 solar mass black hole?"

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The radius of the event horizon of an ordinary (nonrotating uncharged) black hole is given by Schwarzschild's formula

R = 2GM/c^{2}

The acceleration of gravity at that radius is given by the classical formula GM/R^{2}.

This simplifies to

c^{4}/4GM.

If you plug in values for c, G, and M, this will allow you to find out.

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# Astronomer107 and the surface gravity of a black hole

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