Chapter 64. Near-Infrared Flux Limits for Sgr A* Based on NICMOS Data

  1. Dr. A. Cotera4,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff5,
  3. T. R. Geballe7 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke6
  1. Susan Stolovy1,
  2. Fulvio Melia2,
  3. Donald Mccarthy2 and
  4. Farhad Yusef-Zadeh3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch64

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

Stolovy, S., Melia, F., Mccarthy, D. and Yusef-Zadeh, F. (2003) Near-Infrared Flux Limits for Sgr A* Based on NICMOS Data, 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.ch64

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

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

  2. 2

    Steward Observatory, Tucson, AZ 85721

  3. 3

    Northwestern University, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Evanston, IL 60208

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:

  • infrared;
  • stars;
  • Sgr A*;
  • Galactic Center;
  • black hole;
  • interstellar medium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Motivation

  • Observations and Data Reduction

  • Continuum Flux Limits

  • Comparisons to Theoretical Models

  • Revealing the Distribution of Ionized Gas Near Sgr A* from Paa Images