Date: 2 weeks ago   Category: Space

The galaxy which endured collision with the Milky Way is found


The galaxy of Antlia 2 is dwarfish. Once she endured collision with our galaxy. The group of astronomers found the galaxy which faced the Milky Way once, having passed on its outer edge. In the course of this collision it lost almost all the stars. About it it is noted on arXiv.org. Earlier scientists already assumed that uneven "waves" of density of dark matter in the periphery of the Milky Way - the evidence of once occurred space disaster. It was succeeded to find the dwarfish galaxy which faced ours not at once. Scientists Leo Blits and Sukanya Chakrabati told about the finds within the conference of the American astronomical society. During the research experts used the data obtained by the Gaia space telescope. As a result scientists stopped on the galaxy of Antlia 2 - the satellite of the Milky Way. Scientists came to a conclusion that powerful gravitation of our galaxy deprived dwarfish of the most part of its substance and stars in due time. As a result, now it is very dim. Earlier it was reported that scientists photographed the elliptic galaxy located in Virgo constellation. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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