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Scutum-Centaurus Arm

(Scutum-Crux Arm)
(one of two spiral galaxy arms from Milky Way bar)

The Title: Scutum-Centaurus Arm (i.e., Scutum-Crux Arm) is one of two major Milky Way Spiral Galaxy arms, i.e., the two rooted at its Bar, the other being the Perseus Arm. Arms contain Star-Forming Regions (SFR), and a major region is where the Scutum-Centaurus Arm meets the bar.


(Milky Way)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scutum-Centaurus_Arm

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