Virgo Supercluster

New Map Shows the Motion of all the Galaxies in Our Supercluster

An international team of astronomers has created the largest map of the movements of galaxies within our Supercluster to date.

5 years ago

Messier 58 – the NGC 4579 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the direction of the Virgo constellation, some 68 million light years from Earth, is the barred, spiral galaxy…

5 years ago

What Are Cosmic Voids?

We talked about the biggest structures in the Universe, but what about the opposite? The biggest empty spaces in the…

6 years ago

What Is The Biggest Thing in The Universe?

Think big. Really big. Like, cosmic big. How big can things in the Universe get? Is a galaxy big? What…

8 years ago

10 Interesting Facts About the Milky Way

The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense and very interesting place. Not only does it measure some 120,000–180,000 light-years in…

8 years ago

What is the Milky Way?

When you look up at the night sky, assuming conditions are just right, you might just catch a glimpse of…

9 years ago