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12/11/2017 Lab 12 1/4 Lab 12 Due: 11:59pm on Friday, December 1, 2017 To understand how points are awarded, read the Grading Policy for this assignment. G4: Structure in the Nearby Universe In the SkyGuide panel in Starry Night, click the button titled “Unit G: Galaxies & Universe”. Select exercise “G4: Structure in the Nearby Universe”. Work through the exercise, and when prompted answer the lab questions below. Part A - Question 1Which galaxy in the Local Group appears to have a gravitational influence over its smaller neighbors similar to that of the Milky Way? Correct Part B - Question 2 How far away are the galaxies of the Virgo cluster from the Milky Way? ANSWER: Correct Part C - Question 3 What type of structure is highlighted in yellow in the image above? ANSWER: All attempts used; correct answer displayed Part D - Question 4The location of the Milky Way galaxy is indicated. Extending outward in two directions from our Sun is an area called the Zone of Avoidance. This area doesnot appear to contain any galaxies. What might be the cause of this?
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