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.


The Local Group The Milky Way galaxy is part of a larger cosmic...

Radio Programs

Triangulum Galaxy A busy member of the Local Group Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Galactic Companions Like looking in a galactic mirror Sunday, April 12, 2015
Leo T A tiny galaxy with bright ambitions Sunday, May 25, 2014


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