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Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimate
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Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimate

The new mass estimate puts our galaxy on the beefier side compared to other galaxies in the universe.

Rare glimpses of young star Gaia 17bpi in a fit of growth leaves astronomers orgasmic
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Rare glimpses of young star Gaia 17bpi in a fit of growth leaves astronomers orgasmic

Observing a star grow is a rare treat for astronomers, having been recorded very few times so far.

ESA's Gaia telescope spots high-velocity stars travelling between galaxies
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ESA's Gaia telescope spots high-velocity stars travelling between galaxies

Of 20 stars, seven stars were moving away from the Galaxy and 13 were racing towards the Milky Way.