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  1. Comment on Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star, traveling at a blistering 6 million km/h, that was ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart at the Milky Way five million years ago in ~space

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    Yeah, it's rather mind-bogglingly fast. For some more perspective: Typical shot from a .50 caliber rifle: ~1 km/sec Fastest humans have traveled around the Earth: X-15, ~2 km/sec Fastest humans...

    Yeah, it's rather mind-bogglingly fast.

    For some more perspective:

    Typical shot from a .50 caliber rifle: ~1 km/sec

    Fastest humans have traveled around the Earth: X-15, ~2 km/sec

    Fastest humans have traveled in space (relative to the Earth): Apollo 10, ~11 km/sec

    Fastest un-crewed space vehicle (relative to the Sun): Parker Solar Probe, ~95 km/sec

    This star: ~1755 km/sec

    It took the Apollo astronauts 3 days to get from the Earth to the Moon. This star covers the same distance in 3 and a half minutes.

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  2. Comment on Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star, traveling at a blistering 6 million km/h, that was ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart at the Milky Way five million years ago in ~space

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