Local Group(s)

  title={Local Group(s)},
  author={Eva K. Grebel},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • E. Grebel
  • Published 22 May 2006
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
The properties of the galaxies of the Local Group are reviewed, followed by a brief discussion of nearby groups. The galaxy groups in our vicinity - the M81 group, the Cen A group, and the IC 342/Maffei group - are in many respects Local Group analogs: Their luminosity functions, galaxy content, fractional galaxy type distribution, crossing times, masses, and zero-velocity surface radii are similar to those of the Local Group. Also, the nearby groups usually consist of two subgroups, some of… 
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