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Local Group

Our galactic neighborhood, including the Milky Way, Andromeda Galaxy, M33, and more than 30 smaller galaxies. The Local Group appears to be a suburb of a supercluster of galaxies that lies 60 million light-years away, known as the Virgo Supercluster.

Resources

Close up of Andromeda galaxy.

The Local Group May 21, 2010

Radio Programs

Triangulum Galaxy A galaxy in a class of its own November 17, 2019

Local Supercluster “Nesting” the structure of the universe January 13, 2017

Local Group III A faint satellite of the Milky Way January 11, 2017

Local Group II The Milky Way’s galactic entourage January 10, 2017

Local Group Our galactic neighborhood January 9, 2017

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