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Milky Way galaxy will dramatically collide, A research conducted by astrophysicists at Durham University in the UK had suggested that the Milky Way galaxy will dramatically collide with a nearby satellite galaxy– the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), which is around 163,000 light-years from us
- Even though the collision of the two galaxies is supposed to result in the awakening of a black hole, currently, the interaction between the two is not proving to be destructive at all.
- For now, the interaction of LMC with Milky Way is creating new stars.
- Looking for Rare blue stars and the clusters of stars that move along with them in our galaxy using data from the Gaia spacecraft
- Researchers analysed the elements found in the stars in the cluster to realize that the cluster was likely formed from particles found outside of our galaxy