Galaxy Zoo Hunters Help Discover Rare ‘Green Peas’ Galaxies

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The Green Peas stuck out because of their small size and green color compared to the more common galaxies

A team of astronomers has discovered a group of rare galaxies called the “Green Peas” with the help of citizen scientists working through an online project called Galaxy Zoo. The finding could lend unique insights into how galaxies form stars in the early universe.

 

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