# SINFONI in the Galactic Center: Young Stars and Infrared Flares in the Central Light-Month

@article{Eisenhauer2005SINFONIIT,
title={SINFONI in the Galactic Center: Young Stars and Infrared Flares in the Central Light-Month},
author={Frank Eisenhauer and Reinhard Genzel and Tal Alexander and Roberto Abuter and T. Paumard and Thomas Ott and Andrea M. Gilbert and Stefan Gillessen and M. Horrobin and Sascha Trippe and Henri Bonnet and Christophe Dumas and Norbert N. Hubin and A. Kaufer and Markus Kissler-Patig and Guy J. Monnet and Stefan Str{\"o}bele and Thomas Szeifert and Andreas Eckart and Rainer Sch{\"o}del and S. Zucker},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2005},
volume={628},
pages={246 - 259}
}
• Published 20 July 2005
• Physics
• The Astrophysical Journal
We report on 75 mas resolution, near-IR imaging spectroscopy within the central 30 lt-days of the Galactic center, taken with the new adaptive optics-assisted integral-field spectrometer SINFONI on the ESO VLT. To a limiting magnitude of K ~ 16, 9 of 10 stars in the central 0.″4, and 13 of 17 stars out to 0.″7 from the central black hole have spectral properties of B0-B9 main-sequence stars. Based on the 2.1127 μm He I line width, all brighter early-type stars have normal rotation velocities…
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