Coma supercluster


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Coma supercluster

[¦kō·mə ′sü·pər‚kləs·tər]
(astronomy)
A supercluster that is centered on the Coma cluster of galaxies and has several extensions, including the Great Wall.
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This leviathan lurks 308 million light-years away, at the center of the Coma Supercluster of galaxies.
The first voids were discovered in 1978, when Stephen Gregory (then at Bowling Green State University) and Laird Thompson (then at the University of Nebraska) noticed a curiously empty expanse between our own Virgo Supercluster and the Coma Supercluster more than 300 million light-years away.