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Animation of the Stellar Orbits around the Galactic Center. UCLA Galactic Center Group


Displayed here in dots of different colors, the orbits of seven stars in the very center of our galaxy have provided the best evidence yet that a black hole ...

UCLA astronomers attempting to validate Einstein's theory of gravity | Daily Bruin

Animation of the Stellar Orbits around the Galactic Center. UCLA Galactic Center Group

A high-resolution infrared image of the region surrounding the black hole at the center

Yearly location of stars within 0.2 parsecs from Sagittarius A* orbiting the common, compact

Unprecedented 16-Year Long Study Tracks Stars Orbiting Milky Way Black Hole | ESO

UCLA Galactic Center Group

Bad Astronomy | A star is about to plunge head first toward a monster black hole. Astronomers are ready to watch.


An image from W. M. Keck Observatory near infrared data shows that G2 survived its closest approach to the black hole and continues happily on its orbit.

A Star Passing The Black Hole at The Centre of Our Galaxy Is About to Test Einstein's Theory

An X-ray view (at the bottom) of the region around Sgr A

Einstein's Ultimate Test: Star S0-2 To Encounter Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

This 2-panel shows observations of the Galactic Center with and without Adaptive Optics, illustrating the resolution gain. Adaptive optics corrects for the ...

Tracking stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way: now and the future. UCLA Galactic Center Group


Milky Way Galaxy

A bit farther into the infrared cuts through the dust even better and shows the center more clearly. (from NASA/JPL-Caltech/S. Stolovy (Spitzer Science ...

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Natural Guide Star vs. Laser Guide Star. UCLA Galactic Center Group ...

Image credit: X-ray: NASA/UMass/D.Wang et al

Galactic Center in X-rays. The galactic center is seen in this image as

'Supermassive' black hole 3C 186 hurtling through space caught by NASA Hubble Telescope | Science | News | Express.co.uk

Why we think there is a supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy: - GIF on Imgur

A clearer look at the galaxy's center. (http://www.astro

X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ of Texas/E.Schlegel et al; Optical: NASA/STScI

Taking the First Picture of a Black Hole [5] - How do Radio Telescopes

Why Doesn't The Black Hole In The Middle Of Our Galaxy Consume Everything?

Witness the Power of a Supermassive Black Hole in this Animation | Inverse

Time lapse of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. UCLA Galactic Center Group

Galactic Center

A multiwavelength view of the galactic center shows stars, gas, radiation and black holes, among other sources. But the light coming from all of these ...


At the heart of virtually every large galaxy lurks a supermassive black hole with a mass

Abell 2744 Parallel Deep Field from the Hubble Frontier Fields Project Credit: NASA, ESA

Its Galactic Center Season!

The Galactic Center Orbits Initiative (GCOI) is headquartered at UCLA and led by astronomer Andrea Ghez, with additional members at University of Hawaii's ...

Created by the University of California's Galactic Centre Group, the animation shows how scientists used

Image credit: D. Benningfield/K. Gebhardt/StarDate (top); NASA / ESA / Andrew C. Fabian (bottom).

Black holes only release X-ray radiation when they consume matter (like from a neighboring star). But these gorging black holes are actually quite rare.

galaxy light

As you see above, the picture shows the amount spacetime curves by a black hole and compares it to other celestial bodies.

Larger and jumbo illustrations.

Portrait of a Black Hole

Artist's impression of the effect of general relativity on the orbit of the S2 star at the Galactic Centre. “

Artist conception of the Milky Way based on observations of young

Galactic Center

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Stellar orbits in the Galactic Center.

This narrow-field image of the galactic center, taken at an infrared wavelength of 3.8 microns, resolves many stars around the position of the central black ...


Tadpole Galaxy

Credit: UCLA Galactic Center Group

Supermassive black hole is spewing planet size SPITBALLS headed toward Earth

a–c, Panel c shows the full field of the MACS0416 cluster, in a combined image using optical and infrared bands from HST, with the orientation and angular ...

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Neutron stars collide, solve major astronomical mysteries

UCLA's Galactic Center Group

Infrared image of the Galactic center radio-emitting source Sagittarius A* seen at a wavelength of 8.7 microns (red spot marked as GC).

image of virgo galaxies

AGN unification ...

Image credit: Thomas Jarrett (IPAC/Caltech), 2MASS (2-Micron

Milky Way in infrared. Image credit: COBE

WISE Spies a Galactic Neighbor

At today's American Astronomical Society Meeting in Denver, a team of researchers led by UCLA Postdoctoral Scholar Anna Ciurlo announced their results, ...

The orbits of young stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of our Galaxy

The farthest confirmed galaxy observed to date was identified in this field of galaxies recorded by the Hubble telescope. Credit NASA/European Space ...

GRAVITY DISTORTS A view through the massive galaxy cluster called Abell 1689 shows light from more distant galaxies smeared by the sheer force of Abell's ...

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Diagram of the Sgr --- Milky Way system.

Andromeda Galaxy NASA/ESA Hubble

... 25. Rotation Curves of Milky Way ...

UCLA's Galactic Center Group.

Motion of stars around Sagittarius A*

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Researchers have begun tracking the orbits of stars near the supermassive black hole at the centre

Physicists propose new theories of black holes from the very early universe

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A dying star throws a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer.