Milky Way Galaxy Boundaries Redrawn Thanks to New Discovery

July 10, 2014 10:48 PM

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Milky Way Galaxy Boundaries Redrawn Thanks to New Discovery

Thanks to a new discovery, boundaries of the Milky Way galaxy may have to be redrawn.

Astronomers have found a pair of stars far into the boundaries of the Milky Way galaxy. The two stars, named ULAS JO744+25 and ULASJOO15+01 reside over 700,00 light-years away from Earth - precisely 775,000 and 900,000 accordingly. This makes them about five times more distant than a satellite galax...

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