'Little Cub' gives astronomers rare chance to see galaxy demise - Phys.Org


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'Little Cub' gives astronomers rare chance to see galaxy demise
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A false color image shows the spiral galaxy NGC 3359, which is about 50 million light years from us. NGC 3359 appears to be devouring a much smaller gas-rich dwarf galaxy, nicknamed the Little Cub, which contains 10,000 times fewer stars …more.