Milky Way map shows our galaxy is twisted

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Milky Way map shows our galaxy is twisted

Postby Cralis on Tue 06 Aug 2019 10:42

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-milky-wa ... d-twisted/

Scientists using cepheids to map the shape of our galaxy have discovered that it is most likely twisted. The article includes a rotating map graphic that clearly shows what they are observing.

This was too interesting to pass up!
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Re: Milky Way map shows our galaxy is twisted

Postby voidstalker[woe] on Sat 19 Oct 2019 19:51

Interesting info.
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Re: Milky Way map shows our galaxy is twisted

Postby krenshala on Wed 24 Feb 2021 15:21

I'll bet its from a previous merger. We'll get even more twisting when Andromeda (finally) gets here and does its merger.
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