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Hubble Space Telescope Detects Protective Shield Defending a Pair of Dwarf Galaxies

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Scientists have used spectroscopic observations of ultraviolet light from quasars to detect and map the Magellanic Corona, a diffuse halo of hot, supercharged gas. The corona stretches more than 100,000 light-years from the main mass of stars, gas, and dust that make up the Magelanic Clouds. It intermingles with the hotter and more extensive corona that surrounds the Milky Way.
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Hubble Space Telescope Detects Protective Shield Defending a Pair of Dwarf Galaxies

Researchers confirm the existence of the elusive Magellanic Corona, a protective halo of hot, ionized gas previously known only in theory. For billions of years, the Milky Way’s most massive cosmic companions – the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds – have been on a tumultuous journey through space,

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