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    The historical photo of one of the most mysterious things in the world ended up being compared to doughnuts, a gate to hell and the “Eye of Sauron”.

    As triumphant scientists finally presented the public with the first photograph of a black hole in human history, many social media users reacted to this monumental occurrence like they usually do – by making memes.

    Looking at the photo of the enigmatic celestial body whose kind captivated the imagination of scientists and science fiction writers for decades, netizens joked about what that sinister black shape surrounded by a fiery ring remind them off.

    ​A number of people also threw in some pop culture references for good measure.

    ​Others opted for more macabre parallels.

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