Remnants of an old neighbour engulfed by the Milky Way

The paper, lead by Zhen Wan from USyd and co-authored by ASTRO 3D researchers and affiliates Jeffrey Simpson, Sarah Martell, Sanjib Sharma and Gayandhi De Silva, provides a new perspective about how galaxies evolve.  The research looks at a star cluster that is in the process of being pulled into the Milky Way, and may very well be the last of its kind. What …