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5 Astonishing Facts You might not Know about Outer Space

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Milky Way Satellites


Planets in the solar system aren’t the only celestial bodies with satellites in orbit.

The Milky Way galaxy itself has at least 15 satellite galaxies in orbit around it.

Just as the moon is gravitationally bound to the Earth, these satellite galaxies are gravitationally bound to the Milky Way, which lovingly refers to them as “ma’ bitches.”

Related: Top 5 Overwhelming Facts About The Milky Way

 

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