Milky way, galaxy collision

Discussion in 'science, nature and environment' started by HAL9000, Nov 1, 2018.

  1. HAL9000

    HAL9000 Lasting Damage

    The remnants of this ancient collision were spotted because

    • A small number of stars were moving in the wrong direction
    and
    • The colour and spectrum did not match other stars found in the milky way.


    “Hiding in Plain Sight” –Milky Way’s Ancient Merger With Fossil Galaxy Gaia-Enceladus | The Daily Galaxy

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    The galaxy which collided with the milky way is being called....

    Galactic ghosts: Gaia uncovers major event in the formation of the Milky Way

     
  2. twentythreedom

    twentythreedom Patterdale Terrorist

    Far out, man :cool:
     
  3. passenger

    passenger up and down...

    Great post will read more later :)
     
  4. sheothebudworths

    sheothebudworths Up the bum - no babies!!!

    Galactic bulge :cool: :cool: :cool:
     

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