Hubble Views a Galaxy Lacking Dark Matter

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Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took an image of a bizarre, ghostly looking galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 that astronomers calculate to have little to no dark matter. This is the first galaxy astronomers have discovered to be so lacking in dark matter, which is thought to comprise 85% of our universe's mass.


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Dark Matter, Galaxies, Globular Clusters, Hubble Telescope, Stars

Credits

Video: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and K. Jackson (USRA);
Music: "Reborn" by Maksim Tyutmanov [PRS] and Victoria Beits [PRS]; Atmosphere Music Ltd PRS; Score Addiction; Killer Tracks Production Music

Publication: March 28, 2018


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