*New GAIA data reveals mergers in Milky Way

Groningen, Netherlands (SPX) Jun 15, 2018 University of Groningen astronomers have discovered relics of merger events in the Milky Way halo. Five small groups of stars appear to represent mergers with smaller galaxies, while a big 'blob' comprising hundreds of stars appears to be the remnant of a large merger event. These results were published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters on 12 June. The study is based on the recent Gaia

*New GAIA data reveals mergers in Milky Way

University of Groningen astronomers have discovered relics of merger events in the Milky Way halo. Five small groups of stars appear to represent mergers with smaller galaxies, while a big 'blob' ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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New GAIA Data Reveals Details of Milky Way Evolution

Astronomers have discovered new evidence of numerous merger events in the Milky Way. Researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands this week published their findings, based on ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Geek.com

Gaia data reveals remnants of Milky Way mergers

Using the latest Gaia data, astronomers in the Netherlands have identified several groups of Milky Way stars shaped by past galactic mergers.

Tue 12 Jun 18 from UPI

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