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Scientists Take Viewers on a Virtual Trip to the Center of the Milky Way in this 2-Minute Video

Posted by on January 12, 2018 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Scientists Take Viewers on a Virtual Trip to the Center of the Milky Way in this 2-Minute Video

Astronomers are interested in better understanding how the stars interact with the Galactic center’s most dominant resident: the supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A* (abbreviated Sgr A*). The Galactic Center visualization is a 360-degree movie that immerses the viewer into a simulation of the center of our Galaxy. The viewer is at the location of Sgr A* and is able to see about 25 Wolf-Rayet stars (white, twinkling objects) orbiting Sgr A* as they continuously eject stellar winds (black to red to yellow color scale).

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