Updated Video of the Stars in the Galactic Core

March 2nd, 2010

Courtesy Andrea Ghez via Cosmic Variance:

That’s the culmination of 15 years of hard work at Keck Observatory.   Stars orbiting the supermassive (several million solar masses) black hole at the center of our galaxy.   Totally cool.


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