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Title: UCLA Galactic Center Group
Url: https://galacticcenter.astro.ucla.edu
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
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material -- Model
Audio/Visual -- Movie/Animation
Reference Material -- Bibliography
Instructional Material -- Demonstration
Format: Document -- HTML
Video -- Quicktime
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Language: English
Rights: UCLA Physics & Astronomy
Access Rights: Free access
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