The Galactic Bar
- We summarize recent work on the structure and dynamics of the Galactic bar and inner disk. Current work focusses on constructing a quantitative model which integrates NIR photometry, source count observations, gas kinematics, stellar dynamical observations, and microlensing. Some avenues for future research are discussed.
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7 pages, LaTeX, 4 figures. To appear in the Proceedings of Joint
Discussion 15, 23rd IAU General Assembly, Highlights of Astronomy Vol.11, ed.
J. Andersen. Also available at
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