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Astronomers have discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe

by Dave Mosher, Science Alert

It was hiding behind the Milky Way.

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest-known structures in the Universe.

Called the Vela super-cluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies. Continue reading Astronomers have discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe