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Canadian astronomer discovers Milky Way-size galaxy that’s 99.99% dark matter

September 2, 2016

Metro News | September 2, 2016

Dragonfly 44 is almost entirely invisible, University of Toronto prof and UBC astronomy grad tells Metro, but it has the mass of our own galaxy.  Dragonfly 44 galaxy was initially spotted in the Coma constellation using Dragonfly Telephoto Array, a multi-lens telescope invented by U of T’s Roberto Abraham and Yale’s Pieter van Dokkum. Read more.