Thursday, September 18, 2003
Okay, this is just cool:
posted by lazarus |
IOL : New galaxy has astronomers in a spin: "New galaxy has astronomers in a spin"
Cleveland - Astronomers at Case Western Reserve University said on Wednesday that they have discovered a new galaxy orbiting the well-known galaxy Andromeda.
The new galaxy, Andromeda VIII, is so widespread and transparent that astronomers did not suspect its existence until they mapped the velocity of stars thought to belong to Andromeda and found they move independent of that spiral galaxy.
The galaxy is being torn apart into streams of stars...