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Archive for the ‘Sagittarius A*’ Category

Low angular momentum flow model for Sgr A*

Friday, June 29th, 2012

arXiv:1206.5338

by Okuda, Toru and Molteni, Diego
11 pages, 13 figures

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Tilted black hole accretion disc models of Sagittarius A*: time-variable millimetre to near-infrared emission

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4454

by Dexter, Jason and Fragile, P. Chris
17 pages, 18 figures, submitted to MNRAS; for movies and version with high-res figures see http://astro.berkeley.edu/~jdexter/tiltedsgra

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The S-Star Cluster at the Center of the Milky Way: On the nature of diffuse NIR emission in the inner tenth of a parsec

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2625

by Sabha, Nadeen and Eckart, Andreas and Merritt, David and Zamaninasab, Mohammad and Witzel, Gunther and García-Marín, Macarena and Jalali, Behrang and Valencia-S., Monica and Yazici, Senol and Buchholz, Rainer and Shahzamanian, Banafsheh and Straubmeier, Christian
13 pages, 11 figures, submitted to A&A

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Modelling the black hole silhouette in Sgr A* with ion tori

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2618

by Straub, Odele and Vincent, Frederic H. and Abramowicz, Marek A. and Gourgoulhon, Eric and Paumard, Thibaut
11 pages, 10 figures, submitted to A & A

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A star disrupted by a stellar black hole as the origin of the cloud falling towards the Galactic center

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5496

by Miralda-Escude, Jordi
submitted to ApJ

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In situ formation of SgrA* stars via disk fragmentation: parent cloud properties and thermodynamics

Monday, February 6th, 2012

arXiv:1202.0555

by Mapelli, M. and Hayfield, T. and Mayer, L. and Wadsley, J.
16 pages, 16 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ

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Physics of the Galactic Center Cloud G2, on its Way towards the Super-Massive Black Hole

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

arXiv:1201.1414

by Burkert, Andreas and Schartmann, Mark and Alig, Christian and Gillessen, Stefan and Genzel, Reinhard and Fritz, Tobias and Eisenhauer, Frank
22 pages, 13 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Non-Thermal Insights on Mass and Energy Flows Through the Galactic Centre and into the Fermi Bubbles

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

arXiv:1112.6247

by Crocker, Roland M.
30 pages, 35 figures

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Towards the use of the most massive black hole candidates in AGN to test the Kerr paradigm

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

arXiv:1112.4663

by Bambi, Cosimo
12 pages, 6 figures. To appear in PRD

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A gas cloud on its way towards the super-massive black hole in the Galactic Centre

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

arXiv:1112.3264

by Gillessen, S. and Genzel, R. and Fritz, T. K. and Quataert, E. and Alig, C. and Burkert, A. and Cuadra, J. and Eisenhauer, F. and Pfuhl, O. and Dodds-Eden, K. and Gammie, C. F. and Ott, T.
in press at Nature

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Prospects for Probing the Spacetime of Sgr A* with Pulsars

Monday, December 12th, 2011

arXiv:1112.2151

by Liu, K. and Wex, N. and Kramer, M. and Cordes, J. M. and Lazio, T. J. W.
12 pages, 10 Figures, accepted for publication in ApJ

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The Cluster of Blue Stars Surrounding the M31 Nuclear Black Hole

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

arXiv:1112.1419

by Lauer, Tod R. and Bender, Ralf and Kormendy, John and Rosenfield, Philip and Green, Richard F.
29 pages, 11 figures (3 color); Astrophysical Journal accepted

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Surviving the hole I: Spatially resolved chemistry around Sgr A*

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

arXiv:1112.0566

by Martín, S. and Martín-Pintado, J. and Montero-Castaño, M. and Ho, P. T. P. and Blundell, R.
12 pages, 22 figures. Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Sgr A* flares: tidal disruption of asteroids and planets?

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

arXiv:1110.6872

by Zubovas, Kastytis and Nayakshin, Sergei and Markoff, Sera
11 pages. MNRAS submitted

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Dissipationless Formation and Evolution of the Milky Way Nuclear Star Cluster

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

arXiv:1110.5937

by Antonini, Fabio and Capuzzo-Dolcetta, Roberto and Mastrobuono-Battisti, Alessandra and Merritt, David
15 pages, 14 figure. Submitted to ApJ

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Polarimetric Imaging of Sgr A* in its Flaring State

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

arXiv:1109.6736

by Melia, Fulvio and Falanga, Maurizio and Goldwurm, Andrea
Accepted for Publication in MNRAS, September 26, 2011

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Towards constraining the central black hole’s properties by studying its infrared flares with the GRAVITY instrument

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

arXiv:1110.0746

by Vincent, F. H. and Paumard, T. and Perrin, G. and Gourgoulhon, E. and Eisenhauer, F. and Gillessen, S.
5 pages, 3 figures, to appear in the Proceedings of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (SF2A)

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Galactic Centre star formation: the case of the missing gas disc

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

arXiv:1109.4148

by Alexander, R. D. and Smedley, S. L. and Nayakshin, S. and King, A. R.
7 pages, 3 figures. Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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HST Observations of the Stellar Distribution Near Sgr A*

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

arXiv:1109.2175

by Yusef-Zadeh, F. and Bushouse, H. and Wardle, M.
16 pages, 7 figures, ApJ, in press

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New Evidence for High Activity of the Super-Massive Black Hole in our Galaxy

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

arXiv:1109.1950

by Nobukawa, Masayoshi and Ryu, Syukyo G. and Tsuru, Takeshi Go and Koyama, Katsuji
4 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in ApJL

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Coronal radiation of a cusp of spun-up stars and the X-ray luminosity of Sgr A*

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

arXiv:1108.2778

by Sazonov, S. and Sunyaev, R. and Revnivtsev, M.
16 pages, 7 figures. Submitted to MNRAS

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Can a Satellite Galaxy Merger Explain the Active Past of the Galactic Center?

Monday, July 18th, 2011

arXiv:1107.2923

by Lang, Meagan and Holley-Bockelmann, Kelly and Bogdanovic, Tamara and Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Sesana, Alberto
9 pages, 1 figure, submitted to ApJ. Comments are welcome and may be incorporated into the paper with attribution

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Perturbed stellar motions around the rotating black hole in Sgr A* for a generic orientation of its spin axis

Monday, July 18th, 2011

arXiv:1107.2916

by Iorio, Lorenzo
LaTex2e, 21 pages, 4 tables, no figures

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The mean infrared emission of SagittariusA*

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

arXiv:1106.5690

by Schoedel, R. and Morris, M. R. and Muzic, K. and Alberdi, A. and Meyer, L. and Eckart, A. and Gezari, D. Y.
accepted for publication by Astronomy & Astrophysics on 20 June 2011

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Testing the black hole no-hair theorem at the galactic center: Perturbing effects of stars in the surrounding cluster

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

arXiv:1106.5056

by Sadeghian, Laleh and Will, Clifford M.
17 pages, 2 figures, submitted to Classical and Quantum Gravity

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Testing the No-Hair Theorem with Sgr A*

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

arXiv:1105.5645

by Johannsen, Tim
8 pages, 7 figures, invited review for Advances in Astronomy, Special Issue: “Seeking for the Leading Actor on the Cosmic Stage: Galaxies versus Supermassive Black Holes”

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Secular theory of the orbital evolution of the young stellar disc in the Galactic Centre

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

arXiv:1105.4608

by Haas, Jaroslav and Subr, Ladislav and Vokrouhlicky, David
Accepted for publication in MNRAS; 11 pages, 6 figures

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Localizing Sagittarius A* and M87 on Microarcsecond Scales with Millimeter VLBI

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

arXiv:1104.3146

by Broderick, Avery E. and Loeb, Abraham and Reid, Mark J.
18 pages, 4 figures, Accepted for publication in ApJ

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Observability of pulsar beam bending by the Sgr~A* black hole

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

arXiv:1102.5470

by Stovall, Kevin and Creighton, Teviet and Price, Richard H. and Jenet, Fredrick A.
18 pages, 16 figures

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Near-infrared polarimetry as a tool for testing properties of accreting super-massive black holes

Monday, February 7th, 2011

arXiv:1102.0775

by Zamaninasab, M. and Eckart, A. and Dovciak, M. and Karas, V. and Schoedel, R. and Witzel, G. and Sabha, N. and Garcia-Marin, M. and Kunneriath, D. and Muzic, K. and Straubmeier, C. and Valencia-S, M. and Zensus, J. A.
12 pages, 13 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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