Chapter 49. Near-infrared adaptive optics observations of the Galactic Center with NAOS/CONICA (ESO) and GriF (CFHT)

  1. Dr. A. Cotera2,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff3,
  3. T. R. Geballe5 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke4
  1. Y. Clénet,
  2. D. Rouan,
  3. F. Lacombe,
  4. E. Gendron and
  5. D. Gratadour

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch49

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

Clénet, Y., Rouan, D., Lacombe, F., Gendron, E. and Gratadour, D. (2003) Near-infrared adaptive optics observations of the Galactic Center with NAOS/CONICA (ESO) and GriF (CFHT), 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.ch49

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. Observatoire de Paris, LESIA, 5 place Jules Janssen, F-92195 Paris Cedex, France

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:

  • Galaxy: center;
  • stellar content - Infrared: stars - Stars: imaging;
  • emission-line - Instrumentation: adaptive optics;
  • interferometers;
  • spectrographs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations

  • The He I emission-line star in the IRS 13 cluster

  • The IR counterpart to Sgr A*

  • A new “bow-shock star”

  • Gravitational lensing

  • Summary and conclusions