Due to the weather, the Museum will be closed on Tuesday, January 27. All programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for updates.
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If the Hayden Sphere is the size of the Virgo Supercluster of galaxies, then this model is the relative size of the Local Group of galaxies.
Our Local Group is a collection of a few dozen galaxies, bound together by their mutual gravity, located near the outskirts of the Virgo Supercluster.