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Merger of Milky Way with Dwarf Galaxy Dated

Space Daily Wednesday, 15 January 2020 ()
Merger of Milky Way with Dwarf Galaxy DatedGottingen, Germany (SPX) Jan 14, 2020

The dwarf galaxy Gaia-Enceladus collided with the Milky Way probably approximately 11.5 billion years ago. A team of researchers including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany for the first time used a single star affected by the collision as a clue for dating. Using observational data from ground-based observatories and space telescopes, the
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