Astronomers Find Galaxy Next Door: Welcome to the Neighborhood, Kks3

December 24, 2014 12:20 AM

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A dwarf spheroidal galaxy named Kks3 has been discovered seven million light years from Earth. What is so special about this family of stars?(Photo : Royal Astronomical Society / D. Makarov)

A galaxy residing near our own local group of galaxies, called Kks3, has been discovered by astronomers. This rare family of stars could help astronomers learn more about the Universe at large.

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