Active galaxies and the study of black hole demographics

Jenny E. Greene, Luis C. Ho

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Abstract

We discuss the critical importance of black hole mass indicators based on scaling relations in active galaxies. We highlight outstanding uncertainties in these methods and potential paths to substantial progress in the next decade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1167-1171
Number of pages5
JournalPublications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Volume121
Issue number885
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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