**Black-Hole Phenomenology**

by Neven Bilic

**Publisher**: arXiv 2006**Number of pages**: 58

**Description**:

This set of lectures is an introduction to black-hole astrophysics. The emphasis is made on the phenomenology of X-ray binaries and of supermassive compact objects at galactic centers. Notes to the lectures given at the School on Particle Physics, Gravity and Cosmology.

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