Astrophysics (index)

Laniakea Supercluster

(group of clusters including the Local Group)

The Laniakea Supercluster is a Supercluster with 300-500 Galaxy Clusters (CL), with 100,000 galaxies including the Milky Way, stretched out over 160 megaparsecs. It was identified and labeled in September 2014. It is the combination of three groups formerly labeled superclusters:

(galaxy supercluster,local,large scale structure)

Referenced by:
Astronomical Quantities
Coma Supercluster
Great Attractor
Hydra-Centaurus Supercluster
Virgo Supercluster