Scientists Discover Tiny Galaxy Hiding Next to Milky Way: KKs3 is Only 7 Million Light Years Away

December 26, 2014 7:00 PM

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Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers discovered a dwarf galaxy lurking near the Milky Way. Dubbed KKs3, the system is the second known dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the Local Group.(Photo : D. Makarov)

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers discovered a dwarf galaxy lurking near the Milky Way. Dubbed KKs3, the system is the second known dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the Local Group.

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