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

Science Discoveries

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.

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