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SGR J1745-2900

(GC magnetar, galactic center magnetar, PSR J1745-2900)
(magnetar orbiting the Milky Way SMBH)

SGR J1745-2900 is a magnetar orbiting the supermassive black hole in the Milky-Way galactic center (Sagittarius A). It was discovered in 2013. It has a pulsar period of 3.76 seconds and a magnetic field of 1014 G.


(neutron star)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SGR_J1745-2900
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~08.10kpc26.4klySGR J1745-2900
Coordinates:SGR J1745-2900
J174540.16-290029.8

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