A New Gold Mine of Baby Galaxies

This image by the Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxy cluster Abell 1689, located within the much larger Virgo cluster.

This image by the Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxy cluster Abell 1689, located within the much larger Virgo cluster.

How many of you love to watch the stars? To all of you who have never tried it I really recommend you the experience. You do not need a telescope or something fancy. Just to leave your phones to one side. Look for an outside dark place, a blanket or scarf to lie on the ground and to watch. It is the most relaxing cheap experience that you are going to find. Trust me. However, you can also transform it in the most romantic date if you want to…

If you are not really watching the sky, probably you would not have noticed it but there is a boom of new baby galaxies in the Andromeda constellation near of Leo. Actually, all of them are more located in Virgo but they are around 200 new ones. Astronomers are fascinated and very exited about it. And you? What do you think? You can read more in this National Geographic piece.

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