Gravity wave center

Odysseus
Odysseus
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RE: If I recall correctly,

Message 32492 in response to message 32491

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If I recall correctly, bars are basically the same but involve the concentration of gas and dust near the center of the galaxy which generally has different dynamics from the disk out where we (and the spiral arms) live.


Observations made last year by the Spitzer telescope indicate that the Milky Way’s bar is oriented at about 45° to our direction from the galactic centre, and it’s some 8.3 kpc long, considerably larger and more distinct than had been evident from previous studies.

Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way

Ernesto Solis
Ernesto Solis
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RE: RE: If I recall

Message 32493 in response to message 32492

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Quote:
If I recall correctly, bars are basically the same but involve the concentration of gas and dust near the center of the galaxy which generally has different dynamics from the disk out where we (and the spiral arms) live.

Observations made last year by the Spitzer telescope indicate that the Milky Way’s bar is oriented at about 45° to our direction from the galactic centre, and it’s some 8.3 kpc long, considerably larger and more distinct than had been evident from previous studies.

Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way

Ben & Odysseus
Right on, thanks for your help.
Ernie S
Team Art Bell
God Bless

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