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Fig. 8


Comparison between the kinematical data and the predictions of spherical Jeans models with a constant mass-to-light ratio Υ and different masses MBH for a central black hole. The left panel shows the distribution of likelihoods in the Υ-MBH plane. Solid lines give 1, 2, and 3σ confidence intervals. The marginalised distributions of both Υ and MBH are shown in the central panel. The dotted lines indicate the 1 and 3σ confidence intervals. The right panel compares the velocity dispersion predicted by models with a mass-to-light ratio of Υ = 1.9 M/L and different black hole masses to the kinematical data.

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