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Waht is our nearest GALAXY ?"

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Asked by BeHappy, 13 Jun '10 11:37 pm
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The Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy. It is about 42,000 LY (light years) from the galactic center, and a mere 25,000 light years from us (which puts it closer to us than the center of our own galaxy, which is 30,000 light years away from the Solar System).
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 14 Jun '10 03:49 am

 
  
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Andromeda
Answered by joyoti sen, 13 Jun '10 11:38 pm

 
  
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Some nearer galaxies to EARTH are
1. Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy 25,000 light years away
2. Virgo Stellar Stream 30,000 light years away
3. Sagittarius Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy 81,000 light years away
4. Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) 168,000 light years away
5. Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) 200,000 light years away
6. Ursa Minor Dwarf Galaxy 240,000 light years away
7. Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy 254,000 light years away
8. Draco Dwarf Galaxy 280,000 light years away
9. Sextans Dwarf Galaxy 320,000 light years away ...more
Answered by Naresh Swain, 14 Jun '10 06:08 am

 
  
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Our nearest galaxy andromeda is 2,2million light years away
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 14 Jun '10 12:06 am

 
  
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..milky way.
Answered by M H Kisan, 14 Jun '10 12:00 am

 
  
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Andromeda
Answered by rajan, 30 Jun '13 05:01 pm

 
  
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