Webb catches distant young galaxy devouring its neighbors

Observations of the tiny Sparkler dwarf galaxy have revealed that it is embedded in a system of ancient star clusters and is hungrily feeding on its smaller galactic companions to grow.

This means that Galaxywhich was discovered in the first data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), resembles early cannibalism Milky Way which also grew by feeding on smaller galaxies. Thus, the investigation of this galaxy provides astronomers with a unique view of how the Milky Way evolved.

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