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A Stellar Discovery on the Milky Way's Far Side


Annotated Roadmap to the Milky Way

Astronomers have found five Cepheids (yellow dots at top) on the other side of the galaxy.

Credit: Spiral map: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt, SSC-Caltech (base image); Ariel Weiss (Cepheid positions)

A single Hubble Space Telescope image can capture scores of distant galaxies, but the one galaxy we'll never see from the outside is our own.

From Scientic American
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