San Juan Stargazers studying galaxy groups


By Joan Mieritz

Special to The PREVIEW

The San Juan Stargazers will hold a regular educational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Visitor Center conference room, at 7 p.m. It is located on Hot Springs Boulevard and the San Juan River. There will be coffee and snacks.

It is amazing to think that galaxies are situated in groups. Our Milky Way is in the local group, which seems like a very appropriate name. The local group is in the Virgo supercluster of galaxies. We will be learning about both of these galaxy groups. I think this meeting will be mind-boggling.

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