Predicting Orbital Properties Of High Velocity Stars Near The Galactic Center

Published in Undergraduate Research Journal, 2015

Raen, T. J. et al. 2015, Undergraduate Research Journal, Volume 1, University of Utah

We develop a 5-component model of the Milky Way gravitational potential, including an oblate spheroidal nuclear star cluster, and model the highly eccentric orbits of high velocity stars ejected from binaries via the Hills mechanism.