SnapShot: Second Gaia release results so far

SnapShot: Second Gaia release results so far

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At noon on April 25, much to the delight of astronomers from around the world, the European Space Agency released one of the largest datasets ever compiled in the history of astronomy. The second release of data from the Gaia satellite – which precisely measured the positions, motions, colors, and luminosities of over a billion…