Center of the Milky Way. 12 stars orbit the dead center that is 26,000 light years away from us. Sagittarius A* is our Galaxy's Suppermassive Black Hole. On 2013, a gas cloud that is accelerating will clash with the black hole. It will be the first time we will have directly observed a black hole; it will make Einstein yet a legend again Credit: ESO/S. Gillessen et al.