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Scientists go gaga over Gaia’s galaxy survey

The European Space Agency has released the world’s most exhaustive star catalog, pinpointing the positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. Today’s release, based on 22 months’ worth of data from ESA’s Gaia sky-mapping satellite, follows up on an initial version of the … Continue reading

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Gaia satellite charts a billion stars in Milky Way

The team behind the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite has released its first catalog of more than a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but that’s just the start. Eventually, the readings from Gaia’s all-sky survey of celestial objects will … Continue reading

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