Animation of objects orbiting the centre of the Milky Way

This animation shows not only the true motions of many stars orbiting the central black hole in the Milky Way but also the expected behaviour of a cloud of gas that is falling rapidly towards the black hole.

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ESO/MPE/M. Schartmann/L. Calçada

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Publiseringsdato:14. desember 2011 19:00
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