Old and new stars paint very different pictures of the Triangulum galaxy

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The Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury Triangulum Extended Region — or PHATTER — survey has given astrophysicists an in-depth look at the Triangulum galaxy in different wavelength filters. Dr. Adam Smercina reveals the surprising discovery that the old and young stars trace form structures within the galaxy

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