Sagittarius A
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Sagittarius A

August 31, 2013
The center of the Milky Way galaxy, with the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) located in the middle, is revealed in these images. Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to take a major step in understanding why gas around Sgr A* is extraordinarily faint in X-rays.

Credits: X-ray: NASA/UMass/D.Wang et al., IR: NASA/STScI

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