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My god, it’s full of stars. Astronomers discover densest galaxy

Alpha Centauri, our closest neighboring star lies about 4 light years distant; now imagine as many as 10,000 stars crammed into that relatively small space. Astronomers say that’s about the density of the newly discovered ultra-compact dwarf galaxy known as M60-UCD1. “This galaxy is more massive than any ultra-compact dwarfs of comparable size,” said Jay […]

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