The galactic center is the center of the Milky Way Galaxy or of any other galaxy. It is the point about which the disk of
a spiral galaxy rotates and it lies within the galactic
|Infrared image of a region about 900 light-years
wide in the direction of the Galactic Center. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/S.
Stolovy (Spitzer Science Center/ Caltech)