AAS 196th Meeting, June 2000
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Session 21. Supermassive Blackhole Research and Advances with STIS

Topical Session Oral, Tuesday, June 6, 2000, 8:30-10:00am, 10:45am-12:30pm, 2:00-3:30pm, 3:45-5:30pm, Lilac Ballroom

21.01 Supermassive Black Hole Research: Session Overview
R.P. van der Marel (STScI)
21.02 Cutting through the dust: adaptively corrected VLT near-IR spectroscopy and the mass of the Black Hole in Centaurus A
D.J Axon (University of Hertfordshire)
21.03 H\alpha+[NII] kinematics of Radio-Loud Ellipticals
G.A. Verdoes Kleijn (Leiden Observatory), S.A. Baum (STScI), P.T. de Zeeuw (Leiden Observatory), R.P. van der Marel, C.P. O'Dea, C. Xu (STScI), C.M. Carollo (Columbia University)
21.04 Emission Line Measurements of the Supermassive Black Hole and the Mass Density of the Inner Nucleus in an Active LINER Galaxy
L.L. Dressel (STScI), H.C. Ford (Johns Hopkins University), G.A. Kriss (STScI), Z.I. Tsvetanov (Johns Hopkins University)
21.05 Measurements of Black Hole Masses through Gas Dynamics
L. Ferrarese (UCLA)
21.06 NGC\,4258: An Astrophysical Laboratory
J. M. Moran (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
21.07 Water Masers and AGN Structure
L. J. Greenhill (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
21.08 Stellar Orbital Structure around Supermassive Black Holes
K. Gebhardt (UCO/Lick Observatory), D.O. Richstone (University of Michigan)
21.09 Kinematics of early-type galaxies from the Nuker sample
J. Pinkney (Umich), K. Gebhardt (UCSC/Lick), R. Bender (USM), D. Richstone (Umich), Nuker Team
21.10 Kinematical Results for NGC2841, NGC4552, and M87
C.L. Joseph, D. Merritt, R. Olling (Rutgers), M. Valluri (Chicago)
21.11 Dynamical modeling of M32 with stellar kinematics from STIS
M. Valluri (University of Chicago), C.L. Joseph, D.R. Merritt, R.O. Olling (Rutgers University), STIS GTO Team
21.12 The Stellar Dynamics in the Centers of NGC 1023 and M81
G. A. Bower, R. F. Green (NOAO/KPNO), K. Gebhardt (UC-Santa Cruz), R. Bender (Universitäts-Sternwarte, München, Germany), A. S. Wilson (U. Maryland), D. O. Richstone (U. Michigan), T. M. Heckman (JHU), B. M. Peterson (Ohio State Univ.), STIS Team
21.13 The Nuclear Dynamics of NGC4742
M. E. Kaiser (JHU), G. A. Bower, R. F. Green (NOAO/KPNO), STIS IDT Team
21.14 The Nuclear Stellar Dynamics of the S0 Galaxy NGC7332
C.H. Nelson, D. Weistrop (UNLV), G. A. Bower, R. F. Green (NOAO/KPNO), STIS Team
21.15 Detecting Black Holes in Bulges and Measuring their Masses
J. Shields (Un. of Ohio), H.- W. Rix (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie), L. C. Ho (Carnegie Obs.), G. Rudnick (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie), D. McIntosh (Steward Obs.), M. Sarzi (U. of Padova), A. Barth (Harvard Smithsonian CfA), A. V. Filippenko (UC, Berkeley), W.L.W. Sargent (CalTech)

--Lunch Break--

21.16 Massive Black Holes in Nearby Low-Luminosity AGNs
A. J. Barth (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
21.17 Black Hole Demographics in and nuclear properties of Nearby Low Luminosity Radio Galaxies; connections to radio activity?
S.A. Baum (STScI), G.A. Verdoes Kleijn (Leiden Observatory), C. Xu (STScI), C.P. O'Dea, P.T. de Zeeuw (Leiden Observatory)
21.18 AGN Black Hole Masses from Reverberation Mapping
B.M. Peterson (Ohio State)
21.19 Black Hole Masses in Seyfert Galaxies
F. D. Macchetto (Space Telescope Science Institute & ESA)
21.20 X-ray iron line constraints on the inner accretion disk and black hole spin
C.S. Reynolds (JILA, University of Colorado)
21.21 Supermassive Black Holes and Galaxy Evolution
D. Merritt (Rutgers University)
21.22 The M\bullet -- L\rm bulge Correlation
J. Kormendy (Texas), K. Gebhardt (UCSC/Lick Observatory), D. Richstone (Michigan)
21.23 Nuclear STIS Spectra of Kinematically-Distinct-Core Ellipticals
C.M. Carollo (Columbia University), M. Franx (Leiden Observatory), G.D. Illingworth (UCSC)
21.24 Dynamics of Eccentric Nuclear Disks
T.S. Statler (Ohio U.)
21.25 The Double Nucleus and Black Hole of NGC 4486B
R. F. Green, G. A. Bower (NOAO/KPNO), K. Gebhardt (UC-Santa Cruz), STIS Team
21.26 Long-Term Future of Black Hole Research - Mergers & Gravitational Waves
D. O. Richstone (University of Michigan)

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