An x-ray, infrared, and submillimeter flare of Sagittarius A*

  title={An x-ray, infrared, and submillimeter flare of Sagittarius A*},
  author={D. Marrone and F. Baganoff and M. Morris and J. Moran and A. Ghez and S. Hornstein and C. Dowell and D. Mu{\~n}oz and M. Bautz and G. Ricker and W. Brandt and G. Garmire and J. Lu and K. Matthews and J. Zhao and R. Rao and G. Bower},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  • D. Marrone, F. Baganoff, +14 authors G. Bower
  • Published 2007
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • Energetic flares are observed in the Galactic supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* from radio to X-ray wavelengths. On a few occasions, simultaneous flares have been detected in IR and X-ray observations, but clear counterparts at longer wavelengths have not been seen. We present a flare observed over several hours on 2006 July 17 with the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the Keck II telescope, the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory, and the Submillimeter Array. All telescopes observed strong flare… CONTINUE READING
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