Investigating a self-consistent galactic potential with central mass

H. Hasan, J. A. Sellwood, C. A. Norman
1993 Symposium - International astronomical union  
The evolution of a barred galactic potential containing a central mass concentration is examined by means of a self-consistent 2-D N-body simulation. It is found that the bar weakens as the central mass grows and eventually dissolves, in agreement with earlier orbital studies of this problem.
doi:10.1017/s007418090012371x fatcat:66p27jtfgbgy5a3bukp7lcu5ou