Colliding with G2 near the Galactic Centre: a geometrical approach

  title={Colliding with G2 near the Galactic Centre: a geometrical approach},
  author={Ra{\'u}l de la Fuente Marcos and Carlos de la Fuente Marcos},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The object G2 will pass within ∼100 au from Sgr A* in 2014. Due to its very short periapse, the study of the dynamical evolution of this object in the short-term future may offer some insight into the region surrounding the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Galaxy. With this scenario in mind, it has recently been proposed by Bartos et al. that, prior to its perinigricon, G2 will likely experience multiple encounters with members of the black hole and neutron-star populations believed… Expand

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