Chapter 24. The Search for Water and Other Molecules in the Galactic Centre with the Odin Satellite

  1. Dr. A. Cotera5,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff6,
  3. T. R. Geballe8 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke7
  1. Aa. Sandqvist1,
  2. P. Bergman2,
  3. A. Hjalmarson2,
  4. E. Falgarone3,
  5. T. Liljeström4,
  6. M. Lindqvist2,
  7. A. Winnberg2 and
  8. The Odin Team2

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch24

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

Sandqvist, Aa., Bergman, P., Hjalmarson, A., Falgarone, E., Liljeström, T., Lindqvist, M., Winnberg, A. and The Odin Team (2003) The Search for Water and Other Molecules in the Galactic Centre with the Odin Satellite, 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.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

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

  4. 8

    Gemini Observatory, tgeballe@gemini.edu

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stockholm Observatory, SCFAB-AlbaNova, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    Onsala Space Observatory, SE-439 92 Onsala, Sweden

  3. 3

    École Normale Supérieure, FR-75005 Paris, France

  4. 4

    Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Helsinki University of Technology, FIN-02150 Espoo, Finland http://www.snsb.se/Odin/Odin.html

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:

  • HzO;
  • Sgr A Complex;
  • CND;
  • +20 kms-l cloud;
  • +50 kms-l cloud

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Odin Satellite

  • Odin Observations of the Galactic Centre

  • Water in the Sgr A Complex and the Expanding Molecular Ring

  • Water Abundance in Spiral Arms