A galaxy with a tail

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A galaxy with a tail

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Astronomers have discovered a spectacular tail of gas more than 300,000 light-years across coming from a nearby galaxy. The plume is made up of hydrogen gas — the material new stars are made of — and is five times longer than the galaxy itself.

Full article: http://astronomynow.com/2016/02/22/virg ... -gas-tail/
Frederick J. Barnett
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