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Nadine Neumayer, C. Jakob Walcher, "Erratum to “Are Nuclear Star Clusters the Precursors of Massive Black Holes?”", Advances in Astronomy, vol. 2012, Article ID 893984, 2 pages, 2012.

Erratum to “Are Nuclear Star Clusters the Precursors of Massive Black Holes?”

Received02 May 2012
Accepted16 May 2012
Published30 Sep 2012

The original paper had an erroneous value for the Srsic index of NGC 205, which was quoted as . We used the surface brightness profile of [1] to derive Srsic . The correct version of Figure 2 is reproduced below. This does not influence any of the conclusions.


  1. M. Valluri, L. Ferrarese, D. Merritt, and C. L. Joseph, “The low end of the supermassive black hole mass function: constraining the mass of a nuclear black hole in NGC 205 via stellar kinematics,” The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 628, no. 1, pp. 137–152, 2005. View at: Publisher Site | Google Scholar

Copyright © 2012 Nadine Neumayer and C. Jakob Walcher. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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