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New Milky Way map reveals wake of dwarf galaxy on a collision course

An infrared image of the Large Magellanic Cloud

A team has made a few intriguing discoveries in the outermost regions of the Milky Way. The astronomers mapped the fringes of the sparse halo that envelops our home galaxy, and found the wake of a dwarf galaxy pushing through it on its eventual collision course with the Milky Way.

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