Our Local Supercluster – Laniakea Supercluster

Galactic Superclusters - The Laniakea Supercluster

The Largest Structures in the Universe – Superclusters Some of the largest structures in the universe are what’s called superclusters.  Superclusters are essentially clusters of galaxy clusters.  Confusing a little?  It doesn’t have to be.  Think of it this way, we have our galaxy, the Milky Way.  The Milky Way is…

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Pandora's Cluster

Pandora Cluster - Abell 2744

Pandora’s Cluster – A Galactic Moshpit One of the Universe’s great behemoths, the Pandora Cluster, also known as Abell 2744 acts like a galactic moshpit.  With nearly 500 galaxies in this cluster, you could imagine that the tidal gravitational interactions between them can be immense.  And in this image, that has…

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