Tags: galaxy

Triangulum: 2nd-Closest Large Spiral Galaxy

Say hello to the much-photographed Triangulum galaxy – aka Messier 33 – a face-on pinwheel of swarming suns and the second-nearest spiral galaxy to our Milky Way. This galaxy is...

Why Does This Galaxy Look Older Than Its Years?

Astronomers have found a mightily surprising early-universe galaxy that appears more mature than it should for its age. They announced this result on February 11, 2021, pointing out that galaxy...

Water Worlds May Be Abundant In Our Galaxy

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen said on February 17, 2021, that their new computer models confirm the theory of pebble accretion – that is, that the planets in our...

Tidal debris detected in a nearby galaxy group

Using the MeerKAT telescope, an international team of astronomers has identified wide-spread tidal debris in a nearby galaxy group known as NGC 7232. The newly found structure is composed of...