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    Default Re: remapping the Milky Way's spiral structure with a new feature

    Milky Way bones are strong bones

    Bad joke, neat read!
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    Default Re: remapping the Milky Way's spiral structure with a new feature

    Hello not_Fritz,

    this is really very interesting.

    Thanks for sharing,

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    Default Re: remapping the Milky Way's spiral structure with a new feature

    Composition of said 'bones?'

    And do they anchor other features, like the Gould Belt? Or are they just 'there?'

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    Default Re: remapping the Milky Way's spiral structure with a new feature

    Quote Originally Posted by ThinkerX View Post
    Composition of said 'bones?'
    Cold gas and dust.

    And do they anchor other features, like the Gould Belt? Or are they just 'there?'
    They appear to align with the spiral arms. Features like the Gould Belt appear to hang off the side of the spiral arms.

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    Default Re: remapping the Milky Way's spiral structure with a new feature

    Excellent reading thanks !

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