Home » News & Blogs » Sprawling galaxy cluster found hiding in plain sight
Bookmark and Share
Astrobiology Magazine

Sprawling galaxy cluster found hiding in plain sight

16 Aug 2018, 21:00 UTC
Sprawling galaxy cluster found hiding in plain sight Taweewat Somboonpanyakul

MIT scientists have uncovered a sprawling new galaxy cluster hiding in plain sight. The cluster, which sits a mere 2.4 billion light years from Earth, is made up of hundreds of individual galaxies and surrounds an extremely active supermassive black hole, or quasar.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod