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

Sebastiano von Fellenberg

Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy

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.

Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2024
Time: 15:30
Where: McGill University
  Bell Room (Rutherford 103)

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