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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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.