Chapter 5. Two Thousand X-ray Stars in the Central 20 pc of the Galaxy

  1. Dr. A. Cotera4,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff5,
  3. T. R. Geballe7 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke6
  1. M. P. Muno1,
  2. F. K. Baganoff1,
  3. M. W. Bautz1,
  4. W. N. Brandt2,
  5. P. S. Broos2,
  6. E. D. Feigelson2,
  7. G. P. Garmire2,
  8. M. R. Morris3,
  9. G. R. Ricker1 and
  10. L. K. Townsley2

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch5

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

Muno, M. P., Baganoff, F. K., Bautz, M. W., Brandt, W. N., Broos, P. S., Feigelson, E. D., Garmire, G. P., Morris, M. R., Ricker, G. R. and Townsley, L. K. (2003) Two Thousand X-ray Stars in the Central 20 pc of the Galaxy, 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.ch5

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

    Center for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139

  2. 2

    Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

  3. 3

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095

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;
  • X-ray catalog;
  • stellar X-rays;
  • X-ray binaries

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Sample of Point Sources

  • Spatial Distribution and the Star Formation History

  • Conclusions