jun 092012
Cosmic Dance Produces New Galaxy

  A “tidal” dwarf galaxy (TDG) has been detected by a team of astronomers from Queen’s University, the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) and their world-wide collaborators. The galaxies NGC 3169 (left) and NGC 3166 (right) in the constellation Leo. (The newly discovered baby-sized galaxy is not visible in this image, released on April [continue reading]