Questions regarding the inner portion of a galaxy; in the Milky Way, this is the area around Sagittarius A*.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
33 views

Question regarding the Milky Way when calculating galactic space velocities for galaxies

I have been calculating galaxy space velocities (where proper motions are known) in order to measure their orbits of the Milky Way using the method proposed in the appendix of ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

Torus of the AGN

How much do we know about the structure of the torus surrounding the galactic nuclei? Is the shape defined or still under speculations? And are there different structures for this torus possible i.e., ...