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Charting the Local Universe

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Charting the Local Universe

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Charting the Local Universe

Charting the Local Universe

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Astronomers speaking at the meeting of the American Astronomical Society have released the most complete 3-D map of our local universe to date, charting the location of galaxies out to 380 million light-years away. Karen Masters of the University of Portsmouth describes the 2MASS Redshift Survey project and its goals.