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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.

Surrounding the galactic center is the Galactic Bulge, about 30 kiloparsecs across (though elongated).


(Milky Way,galaxy nucleus)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galactic_Center
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~08.10kpc26.4klyGalactic Center
Coordinates:Galactic Center
J174540.04-290028.1

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

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