Reply to post: Sorry, what did he say?

Gas cloud around galactic nucleus reveals unified view of center

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Sorry, what did he say?

> "I predict that, with improved resolution, imaging will reveal that the torus is oriented east-west on the smallest scales,"

Am I the only one wondering what this phrase might mean? Where is "east" and "west" in a galaxy, and what did he possibly mean by "the smallest scales"?

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