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The Galactic Core, also known as the galactic center, is the central region of the Milky Way Galaxy. The region contains massive clouds of hydrogen that encompass an amount of gas equivalent to 50 million stars, and glow with very-high-energy gamma rays.
The Core contains examples of every type of exotic object known, including remnants of supernova explosions and a super-massive black hole. It also contains huge quantities of interstellar gas, which tends to clump into clouds.
The terms "Core Worlds" and "Galactic Core" are sometimes used interchangeably, although this is somewhat incorrect. Core Worlds in general should only be used to refer to the actual inhabited worlds within the core region, not the uninhabited central bulge.
- Core Worlds - The inhabited worlds within the Core.
- Core related articles listing - A master list of all Core region related articles.