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Fraser
2010-Sep-29, 04:40 PM
From a Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics press release: The Magellanic Stream is an arc of hydrogen gas spanning more than 100 degrees of the sky as it trails behind the Milky Way‘s neighbor galaxies, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, has long been thought to be the dominant gravitational [...]

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