Astrophysics (index)

Galactic Center

(Galactic Core)
(region at the middle of the Milky Way)

The Galactic Center (or Galactic Core) is the middle of the Milky Way, which is 7.6 to 8.7 kiloparsecs distant in the direction of Sagittarius. Dust obscures observation, but a Supermassive Black Hole (known as Sagittarius A*) has been discerned.


(Milky Way,nucleus)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galactic_Center
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~08kpc26.0klyGalactic Center
Coordinates:Galactic Center
174540.04-290028.1

Referenced by:
Apsis
Astronomical Quantities
Astronomical Unit (AU)
Baade's Window
Carbon Planet
Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)
Galactic Coordinate System
Galactic Plane
Hypervelocity Star (HVS)
Local Standard of Rest (LSR)
Scale Height (H)
Sun

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