The Low Luminosity State of Sagittarius A*

Sabha, N.; Witzel, G.; Eckart, A.; Zamaninasab, M.; Schödel, R.; Zernickel, A.; García-Marín, M.; Kunneriath, D.; Moultaka, J.; Mužić, K.; Straubmeier, C.
The Galactic Center: a Window to the Nuclear Environment of Disk Galaxies. Proceedings of a workshop held at Shanghai, China on October 19-23, 2009. Edited by Mark R. Morris, Q. Daniel Wang, and Feng Yuan. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2011, p.313


We investigate the low flux density state of SgrA* in NIR K-band images by removing or strongly suppressing the flux contributions from stars in the central 2″ diameter region.