Perseus-Pisces supercluster


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Perseus-Pisces supercluster

[¦pər·sē·əs ¦pī‚sēz ′sü·pər‚kləs·tər]
(astronomy)
A dominant supercluster that occurs in the south galactic hemisphere and includes the Perseus cluster toward one end of a long, filamentary central condensation.
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This newly discovered concentration of clusters packed with galaxies falls on a line nearly a billion light-years long that also runs through the Great Attractor, the local supercluster (which includes our own galaxy) and another large aggregation known as the Perseus-Pisces supercluster.