On the relation between the mass of Compact Massive Objects and their host galaxies

  title={On the relation between the mass of Compact Massive Objects and their host galaxies},
  author={Roberto Capuzzo-Dolcetta and Iara Tosta e Melo},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Supermassive black holes and/or very dense stellar clusters are found in the central regions of galaxies. Nuclear star clusters are present mainly in faint galaxies while upermassive black holes are common in galaxies with masses $\geq 10^{10}$ M$_\odot $. In the intermediate galactic mass range both types of central massive objects (CMOs) are found. Here we present our collection of a huge set of nuclear star cluster and massive black hole data that enlarges significantly already existing data… Expand
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