William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 9: The Milky WayVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Supplement the videos with readings from "OpenStax Astronomy"
Astronomy Lesson 09_08: The Supermassive Black Hole at the Center of the Milky Way
The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, SGR A*, belies its presence through its influence on stars and gas clouds in its local environment. It's the nearest such black hole, and there is ample reason for us thinking it actually is such an object.