Large quasar group, spanning 4 BILLION Light years, found
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01-12-2013, 01:35 PM
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I may sound like an idiot here, but what exactly is a galactic core?
Galactic core, or galactic center.
The Galactic Center is the rotational center of the Milky Way galaxy. It is located at a distance of 8.33±0.35 kpc (~27,000±1,000 ly) from the Earth in the direction of the constellations Sagittarius, Ophiuchus, and Scorpius where the Milky Way appears brightest. There is strong evidence that supports the existence of a supermassive black hole at the Galactic Center of the Milky Way.
Essentially the article says they have determined the location of a lot of Galactic Cores that look like they are close.
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