Correlations Between Central Massive Objects And Their Host Galaxies: From Bulgeless Spirals to Ellipticals

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Li, Yuexing; Haiman, Zoltán; Mac Low, Mordecai-Mark;
(2006)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/518398
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Recent observations by Ferrarese et al. (2006) and Wehner et al. (2006) reveal that a majority of galaxies contain a central massive object (CMO), either a supermassive black hole (SMBH) or a compact stellar nucleus, regardless of the galaxy mass or morphological type, ... View more
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