Stellar Orbits around the Galactic Center Black Hole

@article{Ghez2005StellarOA,
  title={Stellar Orbits around the Galactic Center Black Hole},
  author={A. Ghez and S. Salim and S. Hornstein and A. Tanner and J. Lu and M. Morris and E. E. Becklin and G. Duch{\^e}ne},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={620},
  pages={744-757}
}
  • A. Ghez, S. Salim, +5 authors G. Duchêne
  • Published 2005
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • Wepresentnew diffraction-limitedimagesoftheGalacticcenter, obtainedwith theW.M.KeckI10mtelescope. Within0B4oftheGalaxy’scentraldarkmass,17proper-motionstars,withKmagnitudesrangingfrom 14.0to16.8, areidentified,and10ofthesearenewdetections(sixwerealsoindependentlydiscoveredbyothers).Inthissample, three newly identified (S0-16, S0-19, and S0-20) and four previously known (S0-1, S0-2, S0-4, and S0-5) sources have measured proper motions that reveal orbital solutions. Orbits are derived… CONTINUE READING

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