# Orbit around the Galactic Center

The Galactic Center of the Milky Way is about 25,900 light years away from the solar system. Its mass is 4.31E6*(Mass of the Sun). What I would like to know is what is the elliptical, circular, or etc orbit around the singularity especially the vector v and vector r. And if there is one, the reference frame that is commonly used for this singularity?

Matterwave
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You're talking about the orbit the Sun makes around the galactic center or the orbits of the stars near the center which orbit the supermassive black hole?

I would like the orbit the Sun makes around the galactic center of the Milky Way Galaxy! All I need is just two vectors: the velocity of the Sun in the reference frame of the singularity and the radius of the Sun to the singularity in the reference frame of the singularity.

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Chronos