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PostPosted: Fri, 11-08-17, 19:54 GMT 
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According to INVESTIGATING THE RELATIVISTIC MOTION OF THE STARS NEAR THE SUPERMASSIVE BLACK
HOLE IN THE GALACTIC CENTER by M. Parsa, et al.,

the distance to Sag A* is 8.19 ± 0.11 ± 0.34 kpc, which is slightly less than the distance to the center of the Milky Way as used in Celestia v1.6.1.

See http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.38 ... a7bf0/meta

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Selden wrote:
According to INVESTIGATING THE RELATIVISTIC MOTION OF THE STARS NEAR THE SUPERMASSIVE BLACK
HOLE IN THE GALACTIC CENTER by M. Parsa, et al.,

the distance to Sag A* is 8.19 ± 0.11 ± 0.34 kpc, which is slightly less than the distance to the center of the Milky Way as used in Celestia v1.6.1.

See http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.38 ... a7bf0/meta


Oh thanks, Selden.
I knew that this project was under way, but I had not seen the publication yet..

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8190 pc = 26712.1764 ly

(4.15 ± 0.13 ± 0.57) × 1000000 M_sun

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=901


Distance 27720 #ly to 26712.1764 #ly
mass 4060000 #M_Sun to 4150000 #M_Sun

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PostPosted: Fri, 22-09-17, 17:09 GMT 
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https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.03507

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symaski62 wrote:
https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.03507

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Hi symaski62,

many thanks for your screening and displaying of scientific papers of interest for us here!

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