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the Milky WayLAB9MILKYWAYGALAXYPARTI:ESTIMATINGTHELOCATIONOFTHEGALACTICCENTERQ1:With an uncertainty of ±1 hour, what is the right ascension of the galacticcenter?Place an “X” at the location of the galactic center.
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the Milky WayQ2:With an uncertainty of ±10 degrees, what is the declination of the galacticcenter? Place an “X” at the location of the galactic center.--30 degrees2
the Milky WayQ3:Based on both diagrams, what is the approximate distance to the galacticcenter?
Q4: Compare the distribution of globular clusters with that of the young groups ofstars. (Are the two groups spread evenly over the sky or are they clustered inspecific parts of the sky?)
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the Milky WayQ5: Which group would you study to learn about the properties of the disk of ourGalaxy and why? Which group would you study to learn about the halo of ourGalaxy and why?

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