Chapter 36. High-negative velocities in the inner 25 pc of the Galactic center

  1. Dr. A. Cotera2,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff3,
  3. T. R. Geballe5 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke4
  1. Loránt O. Sjouwerman

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch36

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

Sjouwerman, L. O. (2003) High-negative velocities in the inner 25 pc of 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.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

    Gemini Observatory, tgeballe@gemini.edu

Author Information

  1. National Radio Astronomy Observatory, P. O. Box O, Socorro, NM 87801; Isjouwerman@nrao.edu

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:

  • Galactic center;
  • high-velocity stars;
  • high-velocity gas;
  • kinematics;
  • rotation.

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: stars on highly elongated orbits

  • High-velocity gas on hyperbolic orbits

  • Associating the HNV stars and HNV gas: the emerging picture

  • Remains to be explained: Baud's star !

  • Summary