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This Dwarf Galaxy is all by Itself

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This Dwarf Galaxy is all by Itself

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    This Dwarf Galaxy is all by Itself
    by Nancy Atkinson

    In these days of social distancing, it appears this beautiful little galaxy is leading by example, sitting all by itself in the middle of a cosmic void. KK 246, also known as ESO 461-036, is a dwarf irregular galaxy, and ESA aptly described this picture as looking like “glitter spilled across a black velvet sheet.” …

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