Giant black hole inside a tiny satellite galaxy of our Milky Way defies explanation
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Giant black hole inside a tiny satellite galaxy of our Milky Way defies explanation

There is a black hole at the center of the dwarf galaxy. The image is from the ESA/ Gaia/DPAC. Scientists don't know why a tiny galaxy at the
'Gangotri wave' connecting two of Milky Way's spiral arms discovered
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'Gangotri wave' connecting two of Milky Way's spiral arms discovered

Bob Yirka is a writer for Phys.org. A wave-like feature can be seen on the 13CO integrated intensity map from the SEDIGISM survey. The top panel has
Gaia reveals that most Milky Way companion galaxies are newcomers to our corner of space
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Gaia reveals that most Milky Way companion galaxies are newcomers to our corner of space

The Milky Way is surrounded by a number of dwarf galaxies. Most of the galaxies are named after the constellation in which they appear on the sky,
The Milky Way May Have Just Lost a Whole Bunch of Satellite Galaxies
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The Milky Way May Have Just Lost a Whole Bunch of Satellite Galaxies

The space around the stars is not empty. It's surrounded by small, faint, and low in mass dwarf galaxies with as few as 1,000 stars each. This is not
The Magellanic Stream May Be 5 Times Closer to Us Than We Ever Realized
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The Magellanic Stream May Be 5 Times Closer to Us Than We Ever Realized

It's hard to get a good distance in space. It is extremely difficult to work out how far away something is. There is a lot of stuff in the universe