Cosmic Tribune

Dwarf galaxies: 200 million stars jammed 25 times closer together than in our Milky Way

Dwarf galaxies: 200 million stars jammed 25 times closer together than in our Milky Way

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION] The bright core and outer reaches of giant elliptical galaxy M60 (NGC 4649) loom large at the upper left of this sharp close-up from the Hubble Space Telescope. Some 54 million light-years away and 120,000 light-years across, M60 is one of the largest galaxies in the nearby Virgo Cluster. […]