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Galaxy Cluster

A grouping of galaxies. The Milky Way belongs to a small cluster known as the Local Group, but other clusters can contain hundreds or thousands of galaxies. Clusters of galaxies, in turn, can group together to form superclusters.

Resources

Virgo, the virgin

Virgo October 4, 2011

Featured Images

Hubble Space Telescope view of D100, a galaxy that is losing gas as it plummets into the Coma Cluster

Running Out of Gas January 25, 2019

The M81 Group of galaxies

Close Group March 28, 2018

Hubble view of Abel 370 galaxy cluster with intervening asteroids

Interlopers November 5, 2017

Seyfert's Sextet

Four-Member Sextet September 28, 2017

Combined radio and visual view of the Perseus galaxy cluster

Hot Halo June 21, 2017

Hubble Space Telescope image of galaxy cluster Abell 370

Galactic Pile-Up May 15, 2017

Hubble Space Telescope view of galaxy M100

Grand Spiral April 19, 2017

Galaxy map shows

Sailing Through the Galaxies February 13, 2017

Hubble Space Telescope view of a gravitational lens

Galactic Lens July 22, 2016

Galactic Baubles April 14, 2016

Ground-based view of Coma cluster of galaxies

Sparkling Galaxies March 29, 2016

Hubble Space Telescope image of spiral galaxy Messier 66

Evidence of an Encounter April 12, 2015

Hubble Space Telescope view of Abell 2744, a massive galaxy cluster

On the Frontier March 9, 2015

Gemini Observatory image of VV 166 galaxy group

Galaxies Galore January 11, 2015

Simulation of the early universe

Tangled Web May 10, 2014

HST image of thousands of galaxies

Galaxies Galore April 17, 2014