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Scientists Discover Tiny Galaxy Hiding Next to Milky Way: KKs3 is Only 7 Million Light Years Away

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers discovered a dwarf galaxy lurking near the Milky Way. Dubbed KKs3, the system is the second known dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the Local Group.

Space December 27, 2014

Astronomers Find Galaxy Next Door: Welcome to the Neighborhood, Kks3

A dwarf spheroidal galaxy named Kks3 has been discovered seven million light years from Earth. What is so special about this family of stars?

Space December 23, 2014

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