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Additional resources from Andrew Steele:
The Milky Way has a 3,000-light-year-long "break" in its arm, and we don’t know why by Briana Brownell
- Specktor, B. (2021, August 19). Milky Way has a 3,000-light-year-long splinter in its arm, and astronomers don’t know why. Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/milky-way-sagittarius-arm-break
- Astronomers Find a “Break” in One of the Milky Way’s Spiral Arms. (2018). NASA. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/astronomers-find-a-break-in-one-of-the-milky-way-s-spiral-arms
- The Milky Way Galaxy | NASA Solar System Exploration. (2017). NASA Solar System Exploration. https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/resources/285/the-milky-way-galaxy/
- Kuhn, M. A., Benjamin, R. A., Zucker, C., Krone-Martins, A., de Souza, R. S., Castro-Ginard, A., Ishida, E. E. O., Povich, M. S., & Hillenbrand, L. A. (2021). A high pitch angle structure in the Sagittarius Arm. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 651, L10. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202141198
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