Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Astronomers Discover an Entirely New Kind of Galaxy


Astronomers at the University of Minnesota Duluth and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences have identified a new class of ring galaxy. Named PGC 1000714, it features an elliptical core with not one, but two outer rings. It’s the only known galaxy of its kind in the known universe.
Read the full article: Astronomers Discover an Entirely New Kind of Galaxy