Dynamics of the Milky Way: Tidal Streams and Extended by Jason Sanders

By Jason Sanders

This paintings offers a learn of tools necessary for modeling and knowing dynamical structures within the Galaxy. A usual coordinate procedure for the learn of dynamical platforms is the angle-action coordinate method. New methods for the approximation of the action-angle variables in general potentials are provided and mentioned. those new instruments are utilized to the development of dynamical versions for 2 of the Galaxy’s parts: tidal streams and the Galactic disc. Tidal streams are remnants of tidally stripped satellites within the Milky Way that experience the effects of the huge scale structure of the Galactic gravitational power, whereas the Galactic disc presents insights into the character of the Galaxy close to the solar. applicable action-based types are offered and mentioned for those elements, and prolonged to incorporate additional info comparable to the metallicity of stars.

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