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Originally Posted by Rockies94 View Post
I may sound like an idiot here, but what exactly is a galactic core?
Galactic core, or galactic center.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galactic_Center

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The Galactic Center is the rotational center of the Milky Way galaxy. It is located at a distance of 8.330.35 kpc (~27,0001,000 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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