Canes Venatici I cloud

Canes Venatici I cloud

[′kā‚nēz və′nad·ə‚sē ′wən ‚klau̇d]
(astronomy)
A relatively nearby, loosely clustered group of galaxies consisting chiefly of late-type spirals and irregular galaxies, with recession velocities near 220 miles (350 kilometers) per second.
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