8C10.50 - Galaxies - 1000 Megaparsecs

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Galaxies - 1000 Megaparsecs
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Crystal Model of Galaxies in one quadrant.

The "Large Scale Model Crystal" show galaxies in one quadrant of the sky within 1000 megaparsecs of earth.  Based on Research of the Sloan Survey.  Our local group of galaxies is located on the edge of a filament extending from the Virgo Cluster to the Fornax Cluster.

  • Alex Lopatka, A. Dey et al, "Galactic Immigration History, Physics Today, Vol. 76, #3, March 2023, p. 64.
  • Joshua D. Simon, Marla Geha, "Illuminating the Darkest Galaxies", Physics Today, Vol. 74, #11, Nov. 2021, p. 31.
  • M.L.M. Collins et al., "How Did Dwarf Galaxies Form?", Physics Today, March 2015, p. 16.

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