The Galactic Center, Sgr A*, and the Young Stars therein

Sebastiano von Fellenberg (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy)

Feb 13, 2024 3:30 PM
TSI Seminar

In this talk I will given an introduction to the central region of our Milky Way, where all is governed by the super massive black hole Sgr A*. I will present the different constituents of the Galactic Center that are observable in the near infrared, ranging from Sgr A* it self, ionized gas clouds swirling around it, the densest known star cluster, as well as a peculiar population of very recently formed stars.

Upcoming Seminars

TSI Seminars take place weekly during the Fall and Winter terms. TSI seminars are intended to be accessible to scientists from the entire breadth of backgrounds at TSI, including, Physics, Planetary Science, Geology, Atmospheric Science, and Astrobiology. Our seminar series is partially funded by the Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec (CRAQ).

Special Public Talk - A Virtual Tour of Einstein's Universe

Prof. Matthew Bailes (Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery)

Jun 17, 2024 7:00 PM
Location: McConnell Engineering Building, Room 204
Public Talk
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