On the Black Hole Mass-Bulge Mass Relation

@article{Haering2004OnTB,
  title={On the Black Hole Mass-Bulge Mass Relation},
  author={N. Haering and Hans–Walter Rix},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={604},
  pages={L89 - L92}
}
  • N. Haering, H. Rix
  • Published 16 February 2004
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal Letters
We have reexamined the relation between the mass of the central black holes in nearby galaxies, Mbh, and the stellar mass of the surrounding spheroid or bulge, Mbulge. For a total of 30 galaxies bulge masses were derived through Jeans equation modeling or adopted from dynamical models in the literature. In stellar mass-to-light ratios, the spheroids and bulges span a range of a factor of 8. The bulge masses were related to well-determined black hole masses taken from the literature. With these… 

BLACK HOLE MASS AND BULGE LUMINOSITY FOR LOW-MASS BLACK HOLES

We study the scaling between bulge magnitude and central black hole (BH) mass in galaxies with virial BH masses ≲ 106 M☉. Based on careful image decomposition of a snapshot Hubble Space Telescope

THE MBH–LSPHEROID RELATION AT HIGH AND LOW MASSES, THE QUADRATIC GROWTH OF BLACK HOLES, AND INTERMEDIATE-MASS BLACK HOLE CANDIDATES

From a sample of 72 galaxies with reliable supermassive black hole masses Mbh, we derive the Mbh–(host spheroid luminosity, L) relation for (1) the subsample of 24 core-Sérsic galaxies with partially

The supermassive black hole mass-Sérsic index relations for bulges and elliptical galaxies

Scaling relations between supermassive black hole mass, MBH, and host galaxy prop- erties are a powerful instrument for studying their coevolution. A complete picture involving all of the black hole

Expanding the Sample: The Relationship between the Black Hole Mass of BCGs and the Total Mass of Galaxy Clusters

Supermassive black holes (BHs) residing in brightest cluster galaxies (BCGs) are overly massive when considering the local relationships between the BH mass and stellar bulge mass or velocity

The Relative Growth of Black Holes and of the Stellar Components of Galaxies

Recent observations indicate that the mass of Supermassive Black Holes (SMBHs) correlate differently with different galaxy stellar components. Comparing such observations with the results of "ab

Interpreting the possible break in the black hole–bulge mass relation

Recent inspections of local available data suggest that the almost linear relation between the stellar mass of spheroids (Msph) and the mass of the super massive black holes (BHs), residing at their

Black Hole Mass Scaling Relations for Spiral Galaxies. I. MBH–M*,sph

The (supermassive black hole mass, MBH)–(bulge stellar mass, ) relation is, obviously, derived using two quantities. We endeavor to provide accurate values for the latter via detailed multicomponent

The Origin of the Intrinsic Scatter in the Relation Between Black Hole Mass and Bulge Luminosity for Nearby Active Galaxies

We investigate the origin of the intrinsic scatter in the correlation between black hole mass (MBH) and bulge luminosity (Lbul) in a sample of 45 massive, local (z≲ 0.35) type 1 active galactic

THE (BLACK HOLE)-BULGE MASS SCALING RELATION AT LOW MASSES

Several recent papers have reported on the occurrence of active galactic nuclei (AGNs) containing undermassive black holes relative to a linear scaling relation between black hole mass (Mbh) and host

Host Galaxy Bulge Predictors of Supermassive Black Hole Mass

A variety of host galaxy (bulge) parameters are examined in order to determine their predictive power in ascertaining the masses of the supermassive black holes (SMBHs) at the centers of the
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 45 REFERENCES

The Relation between Black Hole Mass, Bulge Mass, and Near-Infrared Luminosity

We present new accurate near-infrared (NIR) spheroid (bulge) structural parameters obtained by a two-dimensional image analysis of all galaxies with a direct black hole (BH) mass determination. As

A Relationship between Nuclear Black Hole Mass and Galaxy Velocity Dispersion

We describe a correlation between the mass Mbh of a galaxy's central black hole and the luminosity-weighted line-of-sight velocity dispersion σe within the half-light radius. The result is based on a

A Correlation between Galaxy Light Concentration and Supermassive Black Hole Mass

We present evidence for a strong correlation between the concentration of bulges and the mass of their central supermassive black hole (Mbh)—more concentrated bulges have more massive black holes.

A Fundamental Relation between Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies

The masses of supermassive black holes correlate almost perfectly with the velocity dispersions of their host bulges, Mbh ∝ σα, where α = 4.8 ± 0.5. The relation is much tighter than the relation

A SAURON study of M32: measuring the intrinsic flattening and the central black hole mass

We present dynamical models of the nearby compact elliptical galaxy M32, using high-quality kinematic measurements, obtained with the integral-field spectrograph SAURON mounted on the William

Evidence for a Massive Black Hole in the S0 Galaxy NGC 4342

We present axisymmetric dynamical models of the edge-on S0 galaxy NGC 4342. This small low-luminosity galaxy harbors, in addition to its outer disk, a bright nuclear stellar disk. A combination of

Evidence of a Supermassive Black Hole in the Galaxy NGC 1023 from the Nuclear Stellar Dynamics

We analyze the nuclear stellar dynamics of the SB0 galaxy NGC 1023, utilizing observational data both from the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph aboard the Hubble Space Telescope and from the

Axisymmetric Dynamical Models of the Central Regions of Galaxies

We present axisymmetric, orbit superposition models for 12 galaxies using data taken with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and ground-based observatories. In each galaxy, we detect a central black

The Counterrotating Core and the Black Hole Mass of IC 1459

The E3 giant elliptical galaxy IC 1459 is the prototypical galaxy with a fast counterrotating stellar core. We obtained one Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS)

Morphology, near infrared luminosity, and mass of the galactic bulge from Cobe dirbe observations

Near-infrared images of the Galactic bulge at 1.25, 2.2, 3.5, and 4.9 microns obtained by the Diffuse Infrared Background Experiment (DIRBE) onboard the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite