Chapter 75. The Discovery of Sgr A*

  1. Dr. A. Cotera3,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff4,
  3. T. R. Geballe6 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke5
  1. W. M. Goss1,
  2. Robert L. Brown1,2 and
  3. K. Y. Lo1

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch75

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

Goss, W. M., Brown, R. L. and Lo, K. Y. (2003) The Discovery of Sgr A*, 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.ch75

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

    Gemini Observatory, tgeballe@gemini.edu

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Radio Astronomy Observatory

  2. 2

    National Astronomy and Ionospheric Center

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:

  • Ga1axy:center;
  • galaxies: individual (Sagittarius);
  • techniques: interferometer;
  • radio;
  • galactic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The years 1965-1985

  • The naming of Sgr A*

  • The motions of Sgr A*

  • Summary