volume 12, issue S330, P111-118 2017
DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317007049
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James Binney

Abstract: AbstractGalaxy models are fundamental to exploiting surveys of our Galaxy. There is now a significant body of work on axisymmetric models. A model can be defined by giving the DF of each major class of stars and of dark matter. Then the self-consistent gravitational potential is determined. Other modelling techniques are briefly considered before an overview of some early work on non-axisymmetric models.