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Influence of Black Holes on Stellar Orbits

@article{Gebhardt2003InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of Black Holes on Stellar Orbits},
  author={Karl Gebhardt},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={2003}
}
  • K. Gebhardt
  • Published 4 June 2003
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
We review the current state of dynamical modeling for galaxies in terms of being able to measure both the central black hole mass and stellar orbital structure. Both of these must be known adequately to measure either property. The current set of dynamical models do provide accurate estimates of the black hole mass and the stellar orbital distribution. Generally, these models are able to measure the black hole mass to about 20%--30% accuracy given present observations, and the stellar orbital… 

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