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New map of nearby galaxies

4 Apr 2009, 02:10 UTC
New map of nearby galaxies
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The Six-Degree Field Galaxy Survey has completed the most detailed survey of the nearby universe so far with 110,000 galaxies. This should help us figure out how matter is distributed on a large scale, and it should also reveal how galaxies move in respect to the rest of the universe. But it’s still [...]The Six-Degree Field Galaxy Survey has completed the most detailed survey of the nearby universe so far with 110,000 galaxies. This should help us figure out how matter is distributed on a large scale, and it should also reveal how galaxies move in respect to the rest of the universe. But it’s still only a tiny portion of the observable universe surveyed: a hundred thousand down, a hundred billion more to go …
Clustering pattern of about 100,000 nearby galaxies

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