Chapter 47. Stellar Orbits at the Center of the Milky Way

  1. Dr. A. Cotera4,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff5,
  3. T. R. Geballe7 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke6
  1. N. Mouawad1,
  2. A. Eckart1,
  3. S. Pfalzner1,
  4. J. Moultaka1,
  5. C. Straubmeier1,
  6. R. Spurzem2,
  7. R. Schödel3 and
  8. T. Ott3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch47

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

Mouawad, N., Eckart, A., Pfalzner, S., Moultaka, J., Straubmeier, C., Spurzem, R., Schödel, R. and Ott, T. (2003) Stellar Orbits at the Center of the Milky Way, 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.ch47

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

    I.Physikalisches Institut, Universität zu Köln, Zülpicher Str. 77, 50937 Köln, Germany

  2. 2

    Astronomisches Recheninstitut, Mönchhofstr. 12–14, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

  3. 3

    Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik Giessenbachstraße, 85748 Garching, Germany

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;
  • kinematics and dynamics;
  • inner cusp;
  • central stellar cluster;
  • orbits

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mass Estimate of the Inner Cusp

  • Orbital Fit to the star S2 in the presence of a massive stellar cusp