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field galaxy Any galaxy that is not a member of a cluster of galaxies. Field galaxies are rare: the ratio of field galaxies to cluster galaxies is extremely uncertain, estimates ranging from 1:6 to essentially zero.
field galaxy[′fēld ‚gal·ik·sē]
An isolated galaxy that does not belong to a cluster.
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The sloan digital sky survey (sdss) and the Two-Degree Field Galaxy
Redshift Survey (2dFGRS) both have mapped hundreds of thousands of galaxies across enormous volumes of space.
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