New Mass Estimate for the Milky Way

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New Mass Estimate for the Milky Way

Post by fred8615 » January 12th, 2017, 12:10 pm

Astronomers have observed the motion of distant star clusters to measure our galaxy’s mass. The new estimate places the Milky Way in the lightweight class of galaxies.

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronom ... milky-way/
Frederick J. Barnett
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