The equivalent system referred to as J2000 has the north galactic pole at (J2000), the zero of longitude at the position angle of 122.932°. The point in the sky at which the galactic latitude and longitude are both zero is (J2000). This is offset slightly from the radio source Sagittarius A*, which is the best physical marker of the true galactic center. Sagittarius A* is located at (J2000), or galactic longitude , galactic latitude .
The symbols l and b are used to represent the galactic longitude and latitude, respectively.
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