Recently I read that Astronomers have noticed a few "holes" in our Galaxy. They are about one million times the mass of our Sun. They are baffled as to what could have caused this and speculate that perhaps it was done by Dark Matter. My question is, what happened with any Stars and Planets in this region ? Would they have been pushed aside or destroyed by this event ?

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    $\begingroup$ A volume with a diameter a million times the diameter of the sun is less than a quarter of a light year across. Astronomers are unlikely to notice such holes. Where does your information come from? $\endgroup$ – BMF Nov 27 '19 at 21:35
  • $\begingroup$ @BMF For Monica This information comes from Ana Bonaca, a researcher at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics $\endgroup$ – Peter U Nov 27 '19 at 21:44
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    $\begingroup$ Okay, thanks. I'll look into it to see if I can answer. Edit: it appears that by size you mean mass (at least, reading from the first article I clicked on). That is, the holes aren't a million times the size of the sun. Whatever phenomena created the holes are suspected to have a mass a million times the mass of the sun. $\endgroup$ – BMF Nov 27 '19 at 21:49
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    $\begingroup$ You should add a link to an article about this. Google draws up several using the name and details provided, such as livescience.com/65483-dark-impactor-could-be-dark-matter.html I'd add this directly to your post myself but I haven't read through it enough to know if it effectively answers your question already; you may have been reading form a different source that gave different impressions. $\endgroup$ – zibadawa timmy Nov 27 '19 at 22:33
  • $\begingroup$ Could you add a source for your information? i'm anxious to read about this... $\endgroup$ – jmh Nov 29 '19 at 17:06

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