We're circling one right now
As I mentioned earlier, supermassive black holes are generally found at the center of galaxies (and are suspected to be the reason for many galaxies’ spiral shape). Guess what? That includes our own galaxy. The black hole Sagittarius A*, which sits at the center of the Milky Way, is estimated to be a whopping 4.5 million times the mass of our sun.
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Joe McGauley is a senior writer for Thrillist, and now even more terrified of black holes.