The nuclear star cluster of the Milky Way: proper motions and mass

@article{Schoedel2009TheNS,
  title={The nuclear star cluster of the Milky Way: proper motions and mass},
  author={R. Schoedel and D. Merritt and A. Eckart},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2009},
  volume={502},
  pages={91-111}
}
  • R. Schoedel, D. Merritt, A. Eckart
  • Published 2009
  • Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Context. Nuclear star clusters (NSCs) are located at the photometric and dynamical centers of the majority of galaxies. They are among the densest star clusters in the Universe. The NSC in the Milky Way is the only object of this class that can be resolved into individual stars. The massive black hole Sagittarius A* is located at the dynamical center of the Milky Way NSC. Aims. In this work we examine the proper motions of stars out to distances of 1.0 pc from Sgr A*. The aim is to examine the… CONTINUE READING
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