Not Always in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
In the world of galaxies, Chicken Little is not necessarily an extreme personality, because the sky is always falling. We will examine the “always” part of this statement in the next chapter when we consider the role of galaxy collisions through cosmic history. In this chapter we consider our own “sky”, that is, the Milky Way (MW in this chapter) and its immediate environs.
KeywordsLocal Group Globular Cluster Proper Motion Dwarf Galaxy Magellanic Cloud
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