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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

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

Triangulum Galaxy A busy member of the Local Group October 5, 2015

Galactic Companions Like looking in a galactic mirror April 11, 2015

Leo T A tiny galaxy with bright ambitions May 24, 2014