galactic center

More Mysterious Space Blobs Have Been Found Near the Center of the Milky Way

Scientists have found six objects near the center of our galaxy that orbit Sagittarius A. These objects appear to be…

8 months ago

There are Strange Objects Near the Center of the Galaxy. They Look Like Gas, but Behave Like Stars

Using 12 years of data from the W.M. Keck Observatory, a team of astronomers discovered mystery objects near the center…

2 years ago

Distance & Speed Of Sun’s Orbit Around Galactic Centre Measured

Using the initial data released by the Gaia observatory, a team of Canadian astrophysicists have produced refined estimates on the…

4 years ago

One of the Milky Way’s Arms Might Encircle the Entire Galaxy

Given that our Solar System sits inside the Milky Way Galaxy, getting a clear picture of what it looks like…

6 years ago

Where Have All the Pulsars Gone? The Mystery at the Center of Our Galaxy

The galactic centerĀ is a happening place, with lots of gas, dust, stars, and surprising binary stars orbiting a supermassive black…

6 years ago

What’s At The Center Of Our Galaxy?

Dr. Andrea Ghez has spent much of her career studying the region right around the center of the Milky Way,…

7 years ago

Black Hole Secrets: Revealing The S-Star

Deep in the heart of the Milky Way resides a black hole. However, that is not the mysterious object which…

7 years ago

Dust Complicates Determinations of the Distance to Galactic Center

Obtaining an accurate distance between the Sun and the center of our Galaxy remains one of the principal challenges facing…

7 years ago

Galactic Gas Cloud Could Help Spot Hidden Black Holes

The heart of our Milky Way galaxy is an exotic place. It's swarming with gigantic stars, showered by lethal blasts…

8 years ago

Herschel Telescope Sees a Twisted Ring at Our Galaxy’s Center

[/caption] From a Herschel Observatory press release: Observations with Herschel have revealed unprecedented views of a ring in the centre…

9 years ago