Thursday, May 21, 2015

MILKYWAY | STARS ORBITING "the" BLACK HOLE


My new post for this new amater science blog: Stars orbiting our MilkyWay black hole. Awesome !

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QUOTE:
Star Motions Near Sgr A* The stars closest to Sgr A* are moving very rapidly as these images, taken from infrared observations from 1992 to 2008, show. For details, see Max Planck Institute These velocities can be measured and provide a mass for the central object that these stars orbit. Almost three million solar masses are found to be within a region the size of our solar system. www.courses.vcu.e...

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