Dwarf galaxies: the small inhabitants of the Cosmos
Galáxia anã de tipo cometário, ou em forma de “girino”, KISO 5639. Observa-se intensa formação de estrelas na extremidade esquerda.
Créditos: NASA, ESA, D. Elmegreen (Vassar College), B. Elmegreen (IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center), J. Sánchez Almeida, C. Munoz-Tunon & M. Filho (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias), J. Mendez-Abreu (University of St Andrews), J. Gallagher (University of Wisconsin-Madison), M. Rafelski (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) & D. Ceverino (Center for Astronomy at Heidelberg University)
The most common galaxies in the Universe are also the smallest of them, and the hardest to study. They host secrets about how might have been born the great galaxies that we see today. An article in collaboration with National Geographic Portugal.
Article by Patricio Lagos in partnership with National Geographic Portugal.
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