About 125 light minutes solar neighborhood scale size

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Unformatted text preview: ght-minutes. Solar Neighborhood Scale (size of bar shown above): 10 light-years. Solar Neighborhood and Galaxy Milky Way Galaxy Scale: 10,000 light-years. Local Group Scale: 1 million light-years. Local Group Andromeda is 2.5 million light-years away, and it appears as wide as four full moons in our sky. Local Group Andromeda and the Milky Way will collide in about 2.5 billion years. Local (Virgo) Supercluster Scale: 10 million light-years. Nearby Superclusters Scale: 100 million light-years. Walls and Voids Scale: 1 billi...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ASTR 1010 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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