22-26 October 2018
Hotel Intourist Kolomenskoye 4*
Europe/Moscow timezone

Identity of the supermassive black hole at the Galactic Center

24 Oct 2018, 14:45
Alekseevskiy hall (Hotel Intourist Kolomenskoye 4*)

Alekseevskiy hall

Hotel Intourist Kolomenskoye 4*

Kashirskoye shosse, 39B, Moscow, Russia, 115409
Plenary/section talk Plenary


Prof. Vyacheslav Dokuchaev


Review of the recent and future projects for direct observations of the nearest supermassive black hole Sgr A* at the Galactic Center. The primary purpose of these projects is a verification (or falsification) of the General Relativity theory in the strong field limit by means of comprehensive investigations of the shadow and the nearest environment of the event horizon of this black hole.

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