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Sagittarius A: Center of the Milky Way

sgra_gas_w11The center of the Milky Way galaxy, with The supermassive black hole Sagittarius A–at center–is revealed in this image. Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to take a major step in understanding why gas around this object is extraordinarily faint in X-rays. Click the image to learn more.


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