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Submission + - Milky Way is Surrounded by Halo of Hot Gas (spaceindustrynews.com)

littlesparkvt writes: Data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory was used to estimate that the mass of the halo is comparable to the mass of all the stars in the Milky Way galaxy. If the size and mass of this gas halo is confirmed, it could be the solution to the ”missing-baryon” problem for the Galaxy.
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Milky Way is Surrounded by Halo of Hot Gas

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