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The Local Group (Astronomy)

The Local Group Facts:
  • Family of about 30 big and small galaxies, including the Milky Way.
  • The Milky Way is one of the 3 big galaxies in the group, the others are Andromeda and Triangulum Galaxies.
  • Other members are the satellite galaxies of the Milky Way - the Large Magellic Clouds and the Small Magellic Clouds.
  • The area of the Large Local Group is about 10 million light years in diameter.
Tags:
Andromeda Galaxy - Galaxy - Large Magellic Clouds - Local Group - Milky Way - Small Magellic Clouds - Triangulum Galaxy

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