Galactic anticenter

Galactic anticenter

The Galactic anticenter is the point in the sky that lies in the direction opposite the center of the Milky Way galaxy. It is within the constellation Auriga

In the galactic coordinate system, the galactic center in Sagittarius corresponds to a longitude of 0°, while the anticenter is at 180°.

ee also

* Anticenter shell
* Galactic Center

External links

* [http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/G/galactic_anticenter.html Galactic anticenter] , The Internet Encyclopedia of Science


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