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Title: UCLA Galactic Center Group
Url: http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~ghezgroup/gc/
Publisher: University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Astronomy.
Description: This page, from the Andrea Ghez group at UCLA, provides a description of the group’s work in characterizing the center of the galaxy and the supermassive black hole believed to reside there. The site presents "Journey to the Center of the Galaxy," with progressively zoomed-in views and a series of images made of the central region in different wavelengths. A diagram of the orbits of the closest-in central stars is also included along with an animation showing their motion.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Astronomical photography
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Interstellar matter -- Dark matter
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Galaxies -- Milky Way galaxy -- Galactic center
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- Black holes
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Stellar spectroscopy
Science -- Astronomy -- Non-optical methods of astronomy -- Infrared astronomy
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Mass
Astronomy -- Spectra
Astronomy -- Stars
Physics -- Mass
Physics -- Velocity
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Bibliographies
Charts and Diagrams
Demonstrations
Mathematical Models
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
mov
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: UCLA Physics & Astronomy
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
black hole
black holes
Galactic Center
Galaxy
milky way
orbit
research
Stars
Date Of Record Release: 2009-06-16 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-06-12 18:11:38 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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