A Black Hole in the Galactic Center Complex IRS 13E

  title={A Black Hole in the Galactic Center Complex IRS 13E},
  author={Rainer Schoedel and Andreas Eckart and C. Iserlohe and Reinhard Genzel and T. Ott},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The IRS 13E complex is an unusual concentration of massive, early-type stars at a projected distance of ~0.13 pc from the Milky Way's central supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*). Because of their similar proper motion and their common nature as massive, young stars, it has recently been suggested that IRS 13E may be the remnant of a massive stellar cluster containing an intermediate-mass black hole (IMBH) that binds its members gravitationally in the tidal field of Sgr A*. Here, we… Expand

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