What is the fastest star in our galaxy?

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What is the fastest star in our galaxy?
« on: 07/10/2012 13:39:40 »
What is the fastest star in our galaxy(relatively of the galactic core)?

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Re: What is the fastest star in our galaxy?
« Reply #1 on: 08/10/2012 21:56:50 »
This star has been reported to be orbiting the galaxy central black hole in 16 years, I am sure that some of the more mathematically competent correspondents can work out its speed.

http://phys.org/news/2012-10-astronomers-star-black-hole-milky.html#nwlt
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Re: What is the fastest star in our galaxy?
« Reply #2 on: 09/10/2012 17:59:15 »
This star has been reported to be orbiting the galaxy central black hole in 16 years, I am sure that some of the more mathematically competent correspondents can work out its speed.

http://phys.org/news/2012-10-astronomers-star-black-hole-milky.html#nwlt
Thanks.I think a freely moving star can travel faster.