Black hole accretion in Alps 2009

June 14 – 21


Michal Bursa (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Bozena Czerny (Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw)
Michal Dovciak (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Jaroslav Haas (Astronomical Institute, Charles university, Prague)
Jiri Horak (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Vladimir Karas (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Ondrej Kopacek (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Jiri Kovar (Silesian University, Opava)
Tomas Pechacek (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Ladislav Subr (Astronomical Institute, Charles university, Prague)
Jiri Svoboda (Astronomical Institute, Prague)
Piotr Zycki (Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw)

Scientific programme

We saved most of time for discussions and work on subjects connected with current research projects of the group members:
  • Estimating black-hole spins from spectral continuum and Fe florescence
  • Time and frequency evolution of Sgr A* flares/jets
  • Star dynamics in galaxy cores
  • Accretion disk flow at the inner edge
  • Polarization of Sgr A* radiation and X-ray polarization in general


Leogang (Otting, 750m) – Salzburgland, Austria
The mountain farmhouse, located in a beautiful position with a view of the surrounding mountains and meadows.
Print map of the area.