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Table 3

Results from modified blackbody fitting of Sgr B2(N) in the upper part and Sgr B2(M) in the bottom part.

Sgr B2(N) Td N(H2) β
[K] [1024 cm-2]

3D modela 2.6
Blackbody fittingb 31 2.9 1.8
Etxaluze et al. (2013) c 30 7.0 2.2

Sgr B2(M) Td N(H2) β

[K] [1024 cm-2]
3D modela 2.3
Blackbody fittingb 36 2.5 1.9
Etxaluze et al. (2013) c 37 5.0 2.3

Notes. For each core, we list results from three different approaches.


Hydrogen column density in a 40′′ beam directly taken from the model. This serves as the reference value.


Result from the modified black body fitting performed in the course of this paper.


Results obtained by Etxaluze et al. (2013).

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