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Extreme Galaxies –Some 3000 Times Brighter Than the Milky Way

September 1, 2011

Arp 220 is the closest galaxy to the Milly Way with an extreme luminosity, defined as being more than about 300 times that of our own galaxy.

Some dramatic galaxies have values of luminosity ten times brighter still. Astronomers are…

Source:
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2011/08/extreme-galaxies-some-3000-times-brighter-than-milky-way.html

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