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Table A.1

Assumed MW parameters.

Symbol Value Description

5.6 × 1010   M mass of disc
M bulge 1.3   to   1.8 × 1010   M mass of bulge
3.5 kpc disc scale length
8.5 kpc Solar radius
220   km   s-1 circular velocity near Sun
50   M   pc-2 disc surface density near Sun

Notes. Assumed parameters of today’s MW disc, applied as starting points for the down-scaling of the disc to its younger version, 10 Gyr ago.

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