Local Group


Local Group
Local Group or the
n.
the cluster of neighboring galaxies that includes Andromeda, the Magellanic Clouds, and the Milky Way

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  • Local Group —   [engl.], lokale Gruppe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Local Group — The Local Group is the group of galaxies that includes our galaxy, the Milky Way. The group comprises over 35 galaxies, with its gravitational center located somewhere between the Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy. The galaxies of the Local… …   Wikipedia

  • Local Group — Astron. the group of galaxies, at least 25 of which are known, that includes the Milky Way. [1915 20] * * * Concentration of about 40 galaxies to which the Milky Way Galaxy belongs. Nearly half are dwarf elliptical galaxies, but the six largest… …   Universalium

  • local group — vietinė grupė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. local group vok. lokale Gruppe, f rus. локальная группа, f pranc. groupe local, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Local Group — noun the small cluster of galaxies that contains the Milky Way Galaxy; includes Andromeda, Triangulum, the Large Magellanic Cloud, Small Magellanic Cloud and others See Also: Local Supercluster, LSC, LS, Local Void, Local Wall, Local Arm …   Wiktionary

  • Local Group — Lo′cal Group′ n. astron. the group of galaxies, at least 25 of which are known, that includes the Milky Way • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • local group —    In Microsoft Windows NT Server, a group granted rights and permissions to only the resources on the servers of its own domain.    See also global group …   Dictionary of networking

  • Local Group —    The Milky Way belongs to this small group of loosely associated galaxies …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Local Group — Astron. the group of galaxies, at least 25 of which are known, that includes the Milky Way. [1915 20] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Local Group Suspect — En astronomie, le terme de Local Groupe Suspect, ou LGS désigne un ensemble de cinq galaxies naines considérées comme susceptibles d appartenir à la structure dont fait partie notre Voie lactée, le Groupe local. Ces cinq objets, notés simplement… …   Wikipédia en Français


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