Galactic Center

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I understand that the massive object at the center of the galaxy is visible in both radio waves and X-rays, although not in visible light.

I also understand that an image has recently been taken of this object in the infrared wavelengths.

Have there been any attempts to do spectroscopy on this object in the IR band?
 

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There's lots of different things in the Galactic centre so be a bit more specific.
 
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There's lots of different things in the Galactic centre so be a bit more specific.
I have in mind Sgr A*, the compact, extremely massive object at the center of the galaxy emitting X-rays and radio waves and which some astronomers believe might be a "black hole"..
 
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