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HKU and University of Manchester astrophysicists leads to discovery of a spectacular galaxy collision lurking behind the Milky Way

A spectacular galaxy collision has been discovered lurking behind the Milky Way. The closest such system ever found, the discovery was announced today by a team of astronomers led by Professor Quentin Parker at the University of Hong-Kong (HKU) and Professor Albert Zijlstra at the University of Manchester, U.K.. The scientists published their results in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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 18th August, 2015

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