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Reference, Mass of MW

by Cptn.Shelly
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Cptn.Shelly
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Mar19-14, 09:19 AM
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Hi all,

For my second year project at university, I have collected and analysed 21cm data of the Milky Way (MW). I have created a rotation curve, estimates of the mass and mapped the spiral arms in quadrant 1.

I am having trouble finding a paper to compare my work to, I especially need one that states the mass of the MW within 8.5kpc (R<R0). I can find papers (Via NASA ADS) to reference for masses within 2.5kpc and within 100kpc or greater, but would like to know if there is one for ~8.5kpc.

Does anyone know of one?

Thanks

Simon
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