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Formation of Omega Centauri From an Ancient Nucleated Dwarf Galaxy in the Young Galactic Disc

Bekki, Kenji; Freeman, Kenneth


We first present a self-consistent dynamical model in which ω Cen is formed from an ancient nucleated dwarf galaxy merging with the first generation of the Galactic thin disc in a retrograde manner with respect to the Galactic rotation. Our numerical sim

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2966.2003.07275.x


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