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Possible Intermediate-Mass Black Hole in Milky Way Galaxy

  1. Jan 18, 2016 #1
    Signature of an Intermediate-Mass Black Hole in the Central Molecular Zone of Our Galaxy - arXiv 1512.04661 (free reprint)

    Apparently there was another thread with a similar title ("Second black hole may lurk at Milky Way's heart") from June 2003, but it really had nothing to do with a second intermediate-mass or super-massive black hole.

    It is also presumptuous for the above article to state that this possible intermediate-mass black hole is the "second largest black hole in the Milky Way," because it presumes to know the mass of all the other (if any) intermediate-mass black holes in the Milky Way galaxy.
     
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  3. Jan 20, 2016 #2

    ohwilleke

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    A fascinating possibility.
     
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