Tag: Subaru 8-meter telescope

Messier 94 is Lacking Galactic Neighbors

Messier 94 is Lacking Galactic Neighbors

According to a recent study conducted at the University of Michigan, Messier 94 has only 2 satellite galaxies. Astronomers have long known that the Milky Way has around 10 smaller, satellite galaxies around it. Each of these galaxies has at least a million stars and this number can increase up to a billion in case…

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Farthest Object Ever Found in the Solar System

Farthest Object Ever Found in the Solar System

Scientists discover an object called ‘Farout’ at a distance of 120 Astronomical Units (AU) from the Sun. Researchers finally found a body in our solar system which is orbiting at more than 100 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun. Farout, also known as 2018 VG18, became the most distant object observed in…

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