View Full Version : Ring of Stars Found Around our Milky Way

2005-Oct-29, 06:45 PM
SUMMARY: Astronomers announced today that they have discovered a giant ring of stars circling the Milky Way. They believe this ring could contain as many as 500 million stars, and was formed when our galaxy collided with a smaller, dwarf galaxy several billion years ago. Other galaxies have been seen with a halo of stars, including Andromeda.

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