More Than 84 Million Stars Cataloged in Milky Way's Bulge
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More Than 84 Million Stars Cataloged in Milky Way's Bulge

Santiago : Chile | Oct 24, 2012 at 7:39 AM PDT
Source: Epoch Times
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Variables in the Via Lactea programme (VVV), a team of astronomers generated the color image with almost 9 billion pixels, and put together the largest ever catalog of the Milky Way's bulge or center...Most spiral galaxies have a large grouping of ancient stars around their center. FULL ARTICLE AT Epoch Times
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Data tell us that Milky Way galaxy, with its roughly 200 billion stars, has at least 46 billion Earth-size planets
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