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Astronomers at European Southern Observatory have discovered that the orbit of star S2 around a Milky Way black hole is flowery in shape, not elliptical.
With a diameter of about 3,80,000 light-years, the ring is about four times the size of the Milky Way, which contains our solar system.
Since the first exoplanet discovery in the 1990s, scientists have found a bunch of extreme worlds around different stars in the Milky Way.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded with one half to James Peebles and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz.
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Where galaxies live in the universe and how they interact with their surroundings are major influences on their ability to form stars.
The new map, created by the University of Warsaw, was created by mapping over 2,400 cepheids that are scattered throughout the galaxy.
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Scientists in Europe have observed probably the closest material revolving around a black hole that is believed to exist at the centre of the Milky Way.