Structure+of+the+Universe

This is not a rigid structure we will adjust as

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Unformatted text preview: not a rigid structure we will adjust as needed. Structure of the Universe Solar System (Sol) Solar Neighborhood Galaxy (Milky Way) Galaxy Cluster (Local Group) Supercluster (Local Supercluster) Walls and Voids Structure of the Universe The structure of the universe Exhibits hierarchical clustering. That means it alternates between high activity (dense regions) and emptiness. This seems to be the case from the smallest spatial scales (down to the atom and below) to the largest. Solar System About 4 lighthours. About 12.5 li...
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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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