Chapter 80. The Galactic Center stellar cluster: The central arcsecond*

  1. Dr. A. Cotera4,
  2. Dr. S. Markoff5,
  3. T. R. Geballe7 and
  4. Prof. Dr. H. Falcke6
  1. R. Schödel1,
  2. R. Genzel1,2,
  3. T. Ott1 and
  4. A. Eckart3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617982.ch80

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

Schödel, R., Genzel, R., Ott, T. and Eckart, A. (2003) The Galactic Center stellar cluster: The central arcsecond*, 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.ch80

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

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

  2. 2

    Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

  3. 3

    I.Physikalisches Institut, Universität zu Köln, Zülpicher Straße, Köln, 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;
  • Sagittarius A*;
  • stellar dynamics;
  • black hole;
  • anisotropy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations and data reduction

  • Astrometry and proper motions

  • Radial anisotropy

  • Stellar orbits

  • Nature of the enclosed mass