‘Warped’ Shape of the Milky Way Revealed in New Detailed 3D Map

This is really cool. During my lifetime we’ve progressed from not knowing what kind of galaxy we live in, to this!

(Skowron et al., 2019, Science)/OGLE (Astronomical Observatory, University of Warsaw)

The Milky Way is not shaped like a flat disc as previously thought.

Source: ‘Warped’ Shape of the Milky Way Revealed in New Detailed 3D Map

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