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Paper: The Role of Interacting Stellar Winds Feeding Sagittarius A*
Volume: 528, New Horizons in Galactic Center Astronomy and Beyond
Page: 221
Authors: Calderón, D.; Cuadra, J.; Schartmann, M.; Burkert, A.; Russell C. M. P.
Abstract: The inner parsec of our Galaxy is populated by hundreds of young, massive stars. Their stellar winds fill the region with very hot (∼107 K) plasma. However, only a small fraction is accreted by the central super massive black hole, Sagittarius A*. We simulate the system of mass-losing stars feeding the black hole, finding that material can accumulate around it as a disk-like structure, provided it is modelled for long enough timescales (t > 3000 yr).
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