Milky Way Galaxy Could Actually Be About 50 Percent Larger Than Previously Thought

March 11, 2015 7:12 PM

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Even while looking out into the endless expanses of space, astronomers are still learning about our home galaxy, the Milky Way.

According to Discovery News, authors of a study published in the Astrophysical Journal say they discovered a new stretch of stars that may actually belong to the Milky Way Galaxy. If so, it would expand the galaxy's size by 50 percent.

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