Largest Known Galaxy Has Just Been Discovered And You Won’t Believe How Big It Is

Astronomers have discovered the largest galaxy known in the universe and it's a radio galaxy named Alcyoneus. The galaxy was discovered using data from Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) and Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). Alcyoneus lies in the constellation of Lynx…
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Astronomers have discovered the largest galaxy known in the universe and it’s a radio galaxy named Alcyoneus. The galaxy was discovered using data from Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) and Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). Alcyoneus lies in the constellation of Lynx about 3 billion light years away. But what makes this discovery so unique? Find out in this second episode of the Discoveries series.

All episodes of the series: https://bit.ly/369kG4p
Basics of Astrophysics series: https://bit.ly/3xII54M

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Research Paper: https://bit.ly/3CFB3Sp
Read More: https://bit.ly/3I1GXyt

Created by: Rishabh Nakra
Written by: Simran Buttar
Narrated by: Jeffrey Smith

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