Detection of Galactic Center Source G2 at 3.8 micron during Periapse Passage Around the Central Black Hole
We report new observations of Galactic Center sources G2 & SgrA* from the W. M. Keck Observatory. Both sources are of great interest and vary temporally; G2 is the putative gas cloud now passing through periapse in its orbit around the black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy and SgrA* is the emission associated with the central black hole. ...
The Astronomer's Telegram
- Pub Date:
- May 2014
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