New Rare Dwarf Galaxies Discovered By Hubble Space Telescope

December 24, 2014 7:57 PM

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New Rare Dwarf Galaxies Discovered By Hubble Space Telescope

Cosmologists working with the Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys have spotted a new dwarf galaxy. Russian scientists found an previously obscure dwarf galaxy (named Kks3) around 7 million light-years away on the way to southern Hydrus constellation.

This revelation is strange as Kks3 is really well inside the comparatively well-mapped “Local Group” of 50 known galaxies where the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are found. Actually, discovering the new galaxy has led cosmologists to start speculating about how many other close-by dwarf galaxies ...

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