Stellar motions in outer halo shed ne...

Stellar motions in outer halo shed new light on Milky Way evolutionFebruary 22, 2013

There are 3 comments on the Astronomy story from Feb 22, 2013, titled Stellar motions in outer halo shed new light on Milky Way evolutionFebruary 22, 2013. In it, Astronomy reports that:

This illustration shows the disk of our Milky Way Galaxy surrounded by a fain, extended halo of old stars.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Feb 25, 2013
That is an interesting one.

Appears also that a tidal tail remnant from its initial formation days may have been recently found around Andromeda.

Our Galaxy's history appears to have been rather dull & boring compared with the largest member of the local group so the results of dwarf galaxy shell remnants is interesting.

Have a nice day: Ag
FREE SERVANT
#2 Feb 25, 2013
Adrian Godsafe MSc wrote:
That is an interesting one.
Appears also that a tidal tail remnant from its initial formation days may have been recently found around Andromeda.
Our Galaxy's history appears to have been rather dull & boring compared with the largest member of the local group so the results of dwarf galaxy shell remnants is interesting.
Have a nice day: Ag
The Halo may have been a vast dome and this may have been how our galaxy and earth began. The Bible calls this a firmament.

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#3 Feb 27, 2013
FREE SERVANT wrote:
<quoted text>The Halo may have been a vast dome and this may have been how our galaxy and earth began. The Bible calls this a firmament.
Hmm. one from the back of beyond huh?

Do you know what happened to blanket?
I liked that one, he was really fun to read.

Have a nice day: Ag

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