Astronomers Discover Nine New Satellites of Milky Way Galaxy

Using the data from the Dark Energy Survey (DES), astronomers have found nine new ultra-faint Milky Way satellites. Based on the morphological properties, three of the new satellites are dwarf galaxies, one of which is located at the very outskirts of the Milky Way. The remaining six objects have sizes and luminosities comparable to an [...] —> Read More