Chapter 38. Massive Stars and the Creation of our Galactic Center

  1. Dr. A. Cotera2,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff3,
  3. T. R. Geballe5 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke4
  1. Donald F. Figer

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch38

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

Figer, D. F. (2003) Massive Stars and the Creation of our 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.ch38

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. STScI, 3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218

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;
  • Stellar Clusters;
  • Star Formation;
  • massive;
  • embedded

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Central Cluster

  • The Quintuplet Cluster

  • The Arches Cluster

  • The Star Formation History of the Galactic Center