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IAUS 303: The galactic center: Feeding and feedback in a normal galactic nucleus

Start date/time

September 30, 2013

End date/time

October 4, 2013


Santa Fe,
United States


Jürgen Ott

Coordinating Division

Division VII Galactic System

SOC Co-Chairs: Cornelia Lang (USA), Michael Burton (Australia), Sera Markoff (Netherlands)

SOC Members: Roland Crocker (Germany), Lorant Sjouwerman (USA), Masato Tsuboi (Japan), Sungsoo Kim (Korea), Paul Ho (China Taipei), Mark Morris (USA), Jesus Martín-Pintado (Spain)

Editors of Proceedings: Lorant Sjouwerman (USA), Jürgen Ott (USA), Cornelia Lang (USA)


Large-scale feeding/feedback:

  • The role of the Galactic bar in feeding the Galactic nucleus
  • The ISM and star formation in the Central Molecular Zone
  • The Galactic Center stellar population
  • - 3-D large-scale structure of the Galactic nucleus and comparisons to other nuclear regions I

Small-scale feeding/feedback:

  • Astrophysics of feeding and feedback near supermassive nuclear black holes like Sgr A*
  • Nuclear Feedback: Stellar, magnetic and high energy processes


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