Chapter 15. Gravitational Stability of Molecular Clouds in the Galactic Center

  1. Dr. A. Cotera3,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff4,
  3. T. R. Geballe6 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke5
  1. Tomoharu Oka1 and
  2. Tetsuo Hasegawa2

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch15

Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002: The Central 300 parsecs of the Milky Way

Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002: The Central 300 parsecs of the Milky Way

How to Cite

Oka, T. and Hasegawa, T. (2007) Gravitational Stability of Molecular Clouds in the Galactic Center, in Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002: The Central 300 parsecs of the Milky Way (eds A. Cotera, S. Markoff, T. R. Geballe and H. Falcke), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    SETI Institute, Arizona State University, cotera@asu.edu

  2. 4

    Max Planck Institute, Center for Space Research, smarkoff @ mpifr-bonn.mpg.de

  3. 5

    Max Planck Institute, Center for Space Research, falcke@astron.nl

  4. 6

    Gemini Observatory, tgeballe@gemini.edu

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Center for the Early Universe and Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo, 7–3–1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113–0033, Japan.

  2. 2

    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 2–21–1 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181–8588, Japan.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404667

Online ISBN: 9783527617982

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Keywords:

  • ISM;
  • molecular clouds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cloud Identification

  • Cloud Properties

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions