1. The Milky Way May Have Just Lost a Whole Bunch of Satellite Galaxies  ScienceAlert
  2. Gaia reveals that most Milky Way companion galaxies are newcomers to our corner of space  Phys.Org
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The space around the Milky Way isn't vacant. It's swarming with dwarf galaxies – small, faint, and low in mass, with as few as around 1,000 stars each.The space around the Milky Way isn't vacant. It's swarming with dwarf galaxies – small, faint, and low in mass, with as few as around 1,000 stars each.

The Milky Way May Have Just Lost a Whole Bunch of Satellite Galaxies

Data from ESA's Gaia mission is re-writing the history of our galaxy, the Milky Way. What had traditionally been thought of as satellite galaxies to the Milky Way are now revealed to be mostly newcomers ...

Gaia reveals that most Milky Way companion galaxies are newcomers to our corner of space

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