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Milky way rotation data

Can anyone tell me where I can download sample rotation curve data for the Milky Way in csv format?
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Is there a map which shows all the black holes in our galaxy?

I am looking for a map which shows all black holes in the Milky Way. See this exoplanet map for what I mean. http://www.hpcf.upr.edu/~abel/phl/phl_exoplanets_stellar_map.png If it is not existing (...
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Milky Way Density Profile

Does anyone know where I can find either a printed version or, better, a downloadable dump of data giving me the density profile of the Milky Way? I'm looking to put together a quick-and-dirty ...
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Estimating total mass inside the Sun's orbit

I'm trying to estimate the local density of dark matter at a given radius, $r=R_0=8\text{kpc}$. I also have values for the core radius, $a=5\text{kpc}$, and circular velocity of the Sun, $v_{\text{...