Astronomers found a crumb of star moving through Milky Way at very high speed

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Topic: Astronomers found a crumb of star moving through Milky Way at very high speed A chunk of stellar shrapnel is careering toward the edge of our Milky Way galaxy at almost 2 million mph (3.2 million kph), a new study reports. “The star is moving so fast that it’s almost certainly leaving the galaxy,” … Read more

A new Star Cluster discovered by Italian astronomers

A new Star Cluster discovered by Italian astronomers

Topic: A new Star Cluster discovered by Italian astronomers Astronomers from Italy report the detection of a new star cluster as part of the YMCA (Yes, Magellanic Clouds Again) survey. The newly discovered stellar grouping, designated YMCA-1, may be an old and remote star cluster of our Milky Way galaxy. The finding is detailed in … Read more

Astronomers discovered second-coldest Exo-planet

Astronomers discovered second-coldest Exo-planet

Topic: Astronomers discovered second-coldest Exo-planet Astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets—planets beyond our solar system—but few have been directly imaged, because they are extremely difficult to see with existing telescopes. A University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) graduate student has beaten the odds and discovered a directly imaged exoplanet, and it’s the closest one … Read more

Astronomers detected a Giant Stellar Stream around Sombrero Galaxy

Topic: Astronomers detected a Giant Stellar Stream around Sombrero Galaxy Source: Sci News The Sombrero galaxy is likely to have merged with the relatively massive Milky Way several billion years ago. In a new study published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, astronomers aimed to detect any tidal structures — such as stellar … Read more