# Is sun revolving around certain mass in space with reference to some other galaxy?

Every planet and satellite revolves around their mother planet and about their own axis as we know. So they are compacted as a system. Then why not sun?

• The sun orbits the supermassive black hole in the core of the galaxy. – Kyle Kanos Apr 4 '14 at 13:42
• I guessed so.Please sir,Can you tell me is this answer 'supermassive blackhole'is the name given to unknown body?The body may be another sun to another galaxy? – dipendra Apr 4 '14 at 13:51
• The text "supermassive black hole" links to the Wikipedia article on Sagittarius A$^*$, our particular black hole. You may want to read the article about black holes, as explaining what it is will take more space than I have in the comment box. – Kyle Kanos Apr 4 '14 at 13:53
• @dipendra no, a supermassive black hole is a black hole (a known entity in its own right) that is much more massive than your ordinary, uninteresting black holes – Jim Apr 4 '14 at 13:54
• @Jim: I whole-heartedly disagree that "ordinary" black holes are "uninteresting." – Kyle Kanos Apr 4 '14 at 13:59