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The Dark Galaxy

Astronomers were puzzled whenthe Hubble Telescope didn't find the typical number of stars in a mysterious galaxy known as VIRGOHI21. Composed of an immense hydrogen cloud (outlined in red in photo), VIRGOHI21 is the first known example of a 'dark galaxy' in which stars were never formed. Read more at New Scientist(1).

1. http://space.newscientist.com/article/dn12100-dark-galaxy-continues-to-puzzle-astronomers.html

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