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The Milky Way kidnapped several tiny galaxies from its neighbor

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A team of astronomers has discovered that several of the small — or ‘dwarf’ — galaxies orbiting the Milky Way were likely stolen from the Large Magellanic Cloud, including several ultrafaint dwarfs, but also relatively bright and well-known satellite galaxies, such as Carina and Fornax.

Source: ScienceDaily.com