Chapter 39. The Galactic Center Source IRS 13E: a Star Cluster

  1. Dr. A. Cotera4,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff5,
  3. T. R. Geballe7 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke6
  1. Jean-Pierre Maillard1,
  2. Thibaut Paumard1,
  3. Susan Stolovy2 and
  4. François Rigaut3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch39

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

Maillard, J.-P., Paumard, T., Stolovy, S. and Rigaut, F. (2007) The Galactic Center Source IRS 13E: a Star Cluster, 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.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

  4. 7

    Gemini Observatory, tgeballe@gemini.edu

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (CNRS), 98b Blvd Arago, 75014, Paris, FRANCE

  2. 2

    SIRTF Science Center, CalTech, MS 220-6, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

  3. 3

    Gemini North Headquarter, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

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;
  • star cluster;
  • WR star;
  • infrared;
  • adaptive optics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • New data on IRS 13

  • Results

  • Nature of the IRS 13E sources

  • Model of IRS 13E as the remaining core of a massive star cluster