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Table 3

Observational claims disregarded in our gas representation.

Claims References

Central cavity The diffuse cm radio continuum emission from Sgr A West is mainly nonthermal. Ekers et al. (1983)
The Western Arc and the Northern Arm are contained in a single one-armed linear spiral. Lo & Claussen (1983)
Ionized gas in the Northern Arm is on an unbound orbit about Sgr A. Roberts et al. (1996)
Yusef-Zadeh et al. (1998)
Mužić et al. (2007)
The Northern and Eastern Arms are the ionized outer rims of the northern streamer. Davidson et al. (1992)
Jackson et al. (1993)

CNR The CNR is off-centered from Sgr A and noticeably warped. Güsten et al. (1987)
Dense molecular cores inside the CNR are in virial equilibrium. Christopher et al. (2005)
Montero-Castaño et al. (2009)

Sgr A East Sgr A East is separated from Sgr A West by a finite distance along the line of sight. Karlsson et al. (2003)
Sjouwerman & Pihlström (2008)

Radio halo The radio halo is purely nonthermal. Roy & Rao (2009)
The radio halo is located in front of Sgr A East. Pedlar et al. (1989)

Molecular belt Zylka et al. (1990)
The molecular ridge as a whole is the shock-compressed portion of M − 0.02 − 0.07. Serabyn et al. (1992)
Maeda et al. (2002)
The molecular ridge is a separate cloud connecting M − 0.02 − 0.07 to M − 0.13 − 0.08. Herrnstein & Ho (2005)
Lee et al. (2008)
The northern ridge sits in front of the northeastern lobe of the CNR. McGary et al. (2001)
The western streamer is highly inclined to the plane of the sky. Herrnstein & Ho (2005)
The 20   km   s-1 cloud lies mostly behind Sgr A West. Karlsson et al. (2003)
Sjouwerman & Pihlström (2008)

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