Bulge Model
The Bulge Radial Velocity Assay

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Radial Velocity Survey Results(~10,000 stars)
R~4200 central λ ~7900 A
(Rich et al. 2007, Kunder et al. 2012)
Metallicity Results at (l,b)=(-1,-8.5) (~100 stars)
R~25,000
central λ ~6125, ~6275, ~6650, and ~7800 A
(Johnson et al. 2011)
Radial Velocity and Metallicity Results at (l,b)=(0-8) (~700 stars)
R~1500, central λ ~6350 A
(De Propris et al. 2011)

Field Locations

Note to the user: If you use or refer to the data obtained from these databases in your scientific work, please cite:
Rich et al. 2007, ApJ, 658, 29 and Kunder et~al. 2012. AJ, 143, 57

BRAVA Rotation and Dispersion Results

Field Data Link (l,b) (deg) 〈Vgc〉 (km/s) err (〈V〉) (km/s) σ (km/s) err(σ)(km/s) Na (Nb)
Data 0, 4 7.7 11.6 112.9 8.2 95 (95)
Data 0, -1 5.8 15.0 135.4 10.6 82 (97)
Data 0, -2 -8.1 12.1 125.8 8.6 108
Data -6, -3 -58.0 11.5 91.0 8.1 63
Data 0, -3 -20.4 11.9 121.6 8.4 105 (107)
Data 6, -3 57.8 9.0 83.0 6.3 86
f3030 -30, -4 -161.7 6.1 51.3 4.3 70 (96)
Data -10, -4 -98.6 9.3 84.1 6.6 81 (95)
Data -9, -4 -63.4 8.3 79.7 5.8 93 (101)
Data -8, -4 -93.1 9.2 86.8 6.5 89 (100)
Data -8, -4 -88.1 8.7 83.2 6.2 91 (102)
Data -8, -4 -69.6 8.4 81.1 5.9 94 (102)
Data -7, -4 -82.2 8.5 85.7 6.0 102 (103)
Data -6, -4 -60.4 8.9 88.6 6.3 100 (105)
Data -5, -4 -36.8 9.0 90.3 6.4 101 (101)
Data -4, -4 -52.3 9.3 96.5 6.6 108 (108)
Data -3, -4 -50.4 10.7 111.9 7.6 109 (109)
Data -2, -4 -22.8 11.0 112.8 7.7 106 (109)
Data -1, -4 -5.5 11.4 119.1 8.1 109 (109)
Data 0, -4 -6.5 10.8 112.8 7.6 110 (110)
Data 0, -4 13.9 11.8 124.6 8.4 111 (112)
Data 1, -4 8.0 14.3 111.5 10.1 61 (72)
Data 2, -4 47.0 11.3 116.3 8.0 106 (107)
Data 3, -4 57.8 10.1 104.7 7.1 108 (108)
Data 4, -4 53.7 10.4 106.1 7.4 104 (105)
Data 4, -4 53.0 10.3 106.4 7.3 106 (111)
Data 5, -4 60.4 9.1 94.8 6.4 109 (109)
Data 6, -4 82.0 8.5 88.2 6.0 108 (108)
Data 6, -4 76.0 8.6 88.1 6.1 106
Data 7, -4 72.3 9.5 91.7 6.7 93 (104)
Data 8, -4 84.6 8.5 88.2 6.0 107 (107)
Data 9, -4 66.8 8.1 77.8 5.7 92 (101)
Data 10, -4 84.2 8.8 87.0 6.2 97 (106)
Data 12, -4 85.6 7.8 79.9 5.5 104
Data 14, -4 98.8 7.7 80.3 5.4 110
Data 18, -4 107.7 6.1 61.8 4.3 103
Data 22, -4 132.2 6.4 63.9 4.5 101
Data -6, -5 -50.2 9.1 81.1 6.5 79
Data 0, -5 -3.6 9.7 99.0 6.8 105 (105)
Data 4, -5 50.6 9.5 98.8 6.7 108 (109)
Data 6, -5 45.9 7.8 80.6 5.5 106
Data -10, -6 -85.7 7.1 72.1 5.0 103
Data -9, -6 -75.3 8.2 82.9 5.8 102
Data -8, -6 -96.4 7.3 74.5 5.1 105
Data -7, -6 -42.2 9.7 98.5 6.7 103
Data -6, -6 -66.8 8.7 85.3 6.2 96
Data -5, -6 -60.1 8.4 87.6 6.0 108
Data -4, -6 -51.6 8.4 88.4 5.9 112
Data -3, -6 -29.8 8.3 86.9 5.9 109
Data -2, -6 -41.0 8.6 89.3 6.0 109
Data -1, -6 -7.7 9.3 97.1 6.5 110
Data 0, -6 -3.2 10.5 108.1 7.4 106 (106)
Data 0, -6 -0.4 8.7 90.8 6.2 109
Data 1, -6 -9.4 9.2 96.9 6.5 112
Data 2, -6 20.3 8.3 87.1 5.9 110
Data 3, -6 30.2 9.0 95.9 6.4 114
Data 4, -6 29.1 8.2 87.0 5.8 113
Data 5, -6 53.2 8.5 88.4 6.0 109
Data 6, -6 48.2 8.3 84.0 5.9 102
Data 7, -6 55.7 8.4 88.1 5.9 111
Data 8, -6 68.6 8.2 84.9 5.8 107
Data 9, -6 62.5 7.9 83.5 5.6 111
Data 10, -6 60.4 8.6 87.8 6.1 104
Data 10, -6 67.8 8.7 81.8 6.2 88
Data -6, -7 -61.9 8.1 79.8 5.7 97
Data 6, -7 46.7 8.5 83.8 6.0 98
Data -10, -8 -95.6 7.3 71.6 5.1 97
Data -9, -8 -84.3 8.3 84.9 5.9 104
Data -8, -8 -62.5 8.4 83.1 5.9 99
Data -7, -8 -54.4 7.5 75.6 5.3 102
Data -6, -8 -58.5 9.1 88 6.5 93
Data -5, -8 -55.7 7.8 80.6 5.5 108
Data -4, -8 -33 7.4 73 5.2 98
Data -3, -8 -40.8 7.9 84.3 5.6 114
Data -2, -8 -39.2 8.5 85.3 6 102
Data -1, -8 -10.2 8.4 82.2 6 95
Data 0, -8 -17.7 8.7 88.2 6.2 102
Data 1, -8 5.2 7.5 75.6 5.3 103
Data 2, -8 7.2 7.6 77.2 5.4 103
Data 3, -8 7.7 8.7 90.4 6.2 108
Data 4, -8 5.5 6.9 70.4 4.9 104
Data 5, -8 63.5 9 91.3 6.4 102
Data 6, -8 51 7.4 72.7 5.2 98
Data 7, -8 47.4 7.6 76.2 5.3 102
Data 8, -8 58.1 6.9 68.5 4.9 98
Data 9, -8 54.9 7 72.2 4.9 108
Data 10, -8 79.5 7.5 73.6 5.3 96


 
Bulge and BLANCO telescope

 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
NSF
The Bulge Radial Velocity Assay, or BRAVA was conceived as a survey of the line-of-sight velocity distribution of red giants across the bulge, to be compared with self-consistent dynamical models.