Milky Way Robs Neighboring Galaxies of Star-Forming Hydrogen

October 17, 2014 2:40 PM

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It seems our Milky Way galaxy is stripping off the hydrogen gas from nearby spheroidal dwarf galaxies which is necessary for the formation of stars. Therefore the closest galactic neighbors of the Milky Way galaxy will not be able to make stars. This is not the case with the dwarf galaxies beyond our neighborhood and they have plenty of Hydrogen and so they can make plenty of stars.

Milky Way galaxy is one of a larger group of Galaxies which are held together by gravity. The Milky Way is the largest Galaxy and others are dwarf galaxies. The leftovers from the formation of galaxies huddle together and form the spheroidal dwarf galaxies. Beyond the realms of the spheroidal dwarf ...

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