Laniakea: Newly identified galactic supercluster is home to the Milky Way

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope GBT—among other telescopes—have determined that our own Milky Way galaxy is part of a newly identified ginormous supercluster of galaxies, which they have dubbed “Laniakea,” which means “immense heaven” in Hawaiian.

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