Astronomers estimate that the Andromeda galaxy will collide with our own Milky Way galaxy 8 billion years from now.

But CNN reports they now believe that another collision will happen even sooner.

The Large Magellanic Cloud will catastrophically collide with the Milky Way in 2 billion years.

That's according to a study published this month in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

The astronomers believe the impact is long overdue, and has a chance of sending our solar system "hurtling through space."

Our galaxy is orbited by smaller satellite galaxies, the kind of dance that can go on undisturbed for billions of years.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/12/world/galactic-collision-milky-way/index....

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