13 May 2015

Ameerah Al-Sadooni
The incorrect rotation curve of the Milky Way

This paper by Laurent Chemin, Florent Renaud and Caroline Soubiran, tests the validity of the tangent point method (to relate the rotational velocity to radial distance to the Galactic Centre) on realistic gas distribution and kinematics within the inner Milky Way, by using numerical simulations: paper