Pavo-Indus Supercluster

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Pavo-Indus Supercluster
Observation data (Epoch )
See also: Galaxy groups, Galaxy clusters, List of superclusters

The Pavo-Indus Supercluster is a neighboring supercluster to the Local Supercluster (which includes the Milky Way Galaxy). The supercluster contains four main clusters, Abell 3656, Abell 3698, and Abell 3742.[1]

A 2014 announcement says that the Pavo-Indus Supercluster is just a lobe in a greater supercluster, Laniakea, that is centered on the Great Attractor. The Virgo Supercluster would also be part of this greater supercluster, thus becoming the local supercluster.[2]

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  1. ^ "Atlas of the Universe" website
  2. ^ R. Brent Tully; Helene Courtois; Yehuda Hoffman; Daniel Pomarède (2 September 2014). "The Laniakea supercluster of galaxies". Nature (4 September 2014) 513 (7516): 71. arXiv:1409.0880. Bibcode:2014Natur.513...71T. doi:10.1038/nature13674. 

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