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{{Verse|title1 = Universe (ours)|image1 = Universe (ours).jpg|caption1 = The Universe (ours).|dimensionality = 3D|size = 13,799,000,000 light years|kardashev_scale = 3.9999999999999999999999999987654321|contained_by = [[Multiverse]] [[The ball hierarchy]]|contains = [[Metacluster|Metaclusters]] [[Observable Universe]]|age = 13,799,000,000 years old|life = 10^10^100 years}}
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{{Verse|title1 = Universe (ours)|image1 = Universe (ours).jpg|caption1 = The Universe (ours).|dimensionality = 3D|size = 13,799,000,000 light years|kardashev_scale = 3.9999999999999999999999999987654321|contained_by = [[Multiverse]] [[The ball hierarchy]]|contains = [[Metacluster|Metaclusters]] [[Observable Universe]]|age = 13,799,000,000 years old|life = 10^10^100 years}}'''Our universe''' is a name for the [[universe]] we humans currently inhabit. This includes the individuals who contributed to this wiki. As far as we are aware, our universe is the only observable and measurable space, though this may change in the future.
'''Our universe''' is a name for the [[universe]] we humans currently inhabit. This includes the individuals who contributed to this wiki. As far as we are aware, our universe is the only observable and measurable space, though this may change in the future.
 
   
 
While the entire universe is still a mystery, what we can gather about our '''observable''' universe is that it contains 3 spatial dimensions and 1 temporal (time) dimension and is a total of 93 billion light years in diameter. As far as we have been able to determine, there has been no sign of life except for us (yet).
 
While the entire universe is still a mystery, what we can gather about our '''observable''' universe is that it contains 3 spatial dimensions and 1 temporal (time) dimension and is a total of 93 billion light years in diameter. As far as we have been able to determine, there has been no sign of life except for us (yet).
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== Explore the Universe ==
 
== Explore the Universe ==
 
{{ExploreLocation|location=Universe}}
 
{{ExploreLocation|location=Universe}}
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* [[CMB cold spot]] (Eridanus [[Supervoid]])
   
 
* [[Pisces–Cetus Supercluster Complex]] ([[supercluster complex]])
 
* [[Pisces–Cetus Supercluster Complex]] ([[supercluster complex]])
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**** [[Local Group]] ([[galaxy group]])
 
**** [[Local Group]] ([[galaxy group]])
 
***** [[Milky Way Galaxy|Milky Way]] ([[barred spiral galaxy]])
 
***** [[Milky Way Galaxy|Milky Way]] ([[barred spiral galaxy]])
****** [[Sagittarius A*]] (supermassive [[black hole]])
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****** [[Large Megallanic Cloud]] (Satellite)
****** [[Milky Way Bar]] (central bar)
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****** [[Antlia-2]] (Satellite)
****** [[Perseus Arm]]
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****** [[Sagittarius Dwarf]] (Satellite)
****** [[Norma Arm]]
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****** [[Crater II]] (Satellite)
****** [[Scutum-Centaurus Arm]]
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****** [[Small Megallanic Cloud]] (Satellite)
****** [[Carina-Sagittarius Arm]]
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****** [[Canes Venatici I]] (Satellite)
****** [[Orion-Cygnus Arm]]
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****** [[Canis Major Dwarf]]
******* [[Local Bubble]]
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****** [[Boötes III]] (Satellite)
******** [[Local Interstellar Cloud]]
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****** [[Sculptor Dwarf]] (Satellite)
********* [[Solar System|The Solar System]]
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****** [[Draco Dwarf]] (Satellite)
********** [[The Sun]] ([[G-type star]])
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****** [[Hercules]] (Satellite)
********** Inner Solar System
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****** [[Leo II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Mercury]] (terrestrial [[planet]])
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****** [[Fornax Dwarf]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Venus]] (terrestrial planet)
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****** [[Eridanus II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Earth]] (terrestrial planet)
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****** [[Sextans Dwarf Spherodial]] (Satellite)
************ [[The Moon]] ([[satellite]])
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****** [[Carina Dwarf Spheroidal]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Mars]] (terrestrial planet)
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****** [[Leo I]] (Satellite)
************ [[Phobos]] (satellite)
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****** [[Ursa Major Dwar]]f (Satellite)
************ [[Deimos]] (satellite)
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****** [[Indus II]] (Satellite)
********** [[Asteroid Belt]]
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****** [[Leo T]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Vesta]] ([[minor planet]], [[asteroid]])
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****** [[Aquarius II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Ceres]] (minor planet, [[dwarf planet]], asteroid)
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****** [[Boötes I]] (Satellite)
********** Outer Solar System
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****** [[Canes Venatici II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Jupiter]] (jovian planet)
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****** [[Leo IV]] (Satellite)
************ [[Io]] (satellite)
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****** [[Tucana IV]] (Satellite)
************ [[Europa]] (satellite)
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****** [[Columba I]] (Satellite)
************ [[Ganymede]] (satellite)
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****** [[Ursa Major II dwarf]] (Satellite)
************ [[Callisto]] (satellite)
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****** [[Grus II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Saturn]] (jovian planet)
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****** [[Cetus III]] (Satellite)
************ [[Mimas]] (satellite)
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****** [[Coma Berenices]] (Satellite)
************ [[Enceladus]] (satellite)
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****** [[Hydrus II]] (Satellite)
************ [[Tethys]] (satellite)
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****** [[Reticulum III]] (Satellite)
************ [[Dione]] (satellite)
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****** [[Pisces II]] (Satellite)
************ [[Rhea]] (satellite)
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****** [[Pegasus III]] (Satellite)
************ [[Titan]] (satellite)
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****** [[Hydrus I]] (Satellite)
************ [[Iapetus]] (satellite)
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****** [[Boötes II|Boötes II (Satellite)]]
*********** [[Uranus]] (jovian planet)
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****** [[Tucana III]] (Satellite)
************ [[Miranda]] (satellite)
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****** [[Virgo]] (Satellite)
************ [[Ariel]] (satellite)
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****** [[Horologium II]] (Satellite)
************ [[Umbriel]] (satellite)
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****** [[Sagittarius II]] (Satellite)
************ [[Titania]] (satellite)
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****** [[Leo V]] (Satellite)
************ [[Oberon]] (satellite)
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****** [[Triangulum II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Neptune]] (jovian planet)
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****** [[Segue 2]] (Satellite)
************ [[Triton]] (satellite)
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****** [[Segue 1]] (Satellite)
********** [[Kuiper Belt]]
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****** [[Draco II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Pluto]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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****** [[Tucana V]] (Satellite)
************ [[Charon]] (satellite)
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****** [[Cetus II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Haumea]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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****** [[Reticulum II]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Makemake]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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****** [[Tucana II]] (Satellite)
********** Scattered Disc
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****** [[Pisces I]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Eris]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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****** [[DES]] (Satellite)
********** Detached Objects
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****** [[Eridianus III]] (Satellite)
*********** [[Sedna]] (minor planet)
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****** [[Horologium I]] (Satellite)
********** [[Oort Cloud]]
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****** [[Kim 2]] (or Indus I) (Satellite)
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****** [[Pheonix II]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Ursa Major I Dwarf]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Pictorus]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Grus I]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Carina II]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Carina III]] (Satellite)
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******* [[Sagittarius A*]] (supermassive [[black hole]])
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******* [[Milky Way Bar]] (central bar)
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******* [[Perseus Arm]]
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******* [[Norma Arm]]
  +
******* [[Scutum-Centaurus Arm]]
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******* [[Carina-Sagittarius Arm]]
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******* [[Orion-Cygnus Arm]]
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******** [[Local Bubble]]
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********* [[Local Interstellar Cloud]]
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********** [[Solar System|The Solar System]]
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*********** [[The Sun]] ([[G-type star]])
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*********** Inner Solar System
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************ [[Mercury]] (terrestrial [[planet]])
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************ [[Venus]] (terrestrial planet)
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************ [[Earth]] (terrestrial planet)
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************* [[Moon]] ([[satellite]])
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************ [[Mars]] (terrestrial planet)
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************* [[Phobos]] (satellite)
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************* [[Deimos]] (satellite)
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*********** [[Asteroid Belt]]
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************ [[Vesta]] ([[minor planet]], [[asteroid]])
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************ [[Ceres]] (minor planet, [[dwarf planet]], asteroid)
  +
*********** Outer Solar System
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************ [[Jupiter]] (jovian planet)
  +
************* [[Io]] (satellite)
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************* [[Europa]] (satellite)
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************* [[Ganymede]] (satellite)
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************* [[Callisto]] (satellite)
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************* [[Valetudo]]
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************* [[Amalthea]]
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************* [[Carme]]
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************* [[Adrastea]]
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************* [[Himalia]]
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************* [[Pasiphae]]
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************* [[Thebe]]
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************* [[Metis]]
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************* [[Ananke]]
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************* [[Elara]]
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************* [[Sinope]]
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************* [[Kalyke]]
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************* [[Eupheme]]
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************* [[Eupheme|Eriene]]
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************* [[Lysithia]]
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************* [[Themisto]]
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************* [[Callirrhoe]]
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************* [[Philophyrosyne]]
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************* [[Carpo]]
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************* [[Isonoe]]
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************* [[Ersa]]
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************* [[S/2017 J 4]]
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************* [[S/2017 J 2]]
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************* [[Cyllene]]
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************* [[Eurydome]]
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************* [[Harpalyke]]
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************* [[Chaldene]]
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************* [[Taygete]]
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************* [[Megaclite]]
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************* [[Iocaste]]
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************* [[Jupiter LXI]]
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************* [[Autonoe]]
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************* [[Hermippe]]
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************* [[S/2003 J 12]]
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************* [[Arche]]
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************* [[Pasithee]]
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************* [[Euanthe]]
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************* [[Aitne]]
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************* [[Aoede]]
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************* [[Erinome]]
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************* [[Hegimone]]
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************* [[Herse]]
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************* [[Eukelade]]
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************* [[Praxidike]]
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************* [[Helike]]
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************* [[Dia]]
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************ [[Saturn]] (jovian planet)
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************* [[Mimas]] (satellite)
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************* [[Enceladus]] (satellite)
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************* [[Tethys]] (satellite)
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************* [[Dione]] (satellite)
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************* [[Rhea]] (satellite)
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************* [[Titan]] (satellite)
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************* [[Iapetus]] (satellite)
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************* [[Hyperion]]
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************* [[Phoebe]]
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************* [[Tethys]]
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************* [[Reha]]
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************* [[S/2004 S 13]]
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************* [[Epimithius]]
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************* [[Tarqeq]]
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************* [[Daphnis]]
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************* [[Telesto]]
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************* [[Ijariaq]]
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************* [[Polydeuces]]
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************* [[S/2004 S17]]
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************* [[Pan]]
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************* [[Siarnaq]]
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************* [[Pailiaq]]
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************* [[Methone]]
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************* [[Narvi]]
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************* [[Griep]]
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************* [[Albiorix]]
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************* [[Erriapus]]
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************* [[Tarvos]]
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************* [[Pallene]]
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************* [[Bebhionn]]
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************* [[Pandora]]
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************* [[S/2007 S 3]]
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************* [[S/2004 S 12]]
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************* [[S/2007 S 2]]
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************* [[Aegaeon]]
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************* [[Atlas]]
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************* [[Skathi]]
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************* [[S/2004 S 22]]
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************* [[Bestla]]
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************* [[Anthe]]
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************* [[S/2009 S 1]]
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************* [[Hellene]]
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************* [[Skoll]]
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************* [[Hyrrokkin]]
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************* [[Kiviuq]]
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************* [[Surtur]]
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************* [[Jarnsaxa]]
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************* [[S/2004 S 29]]
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************* [[Calypso]]
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************* [[S/2004 S 26]]
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************* [[Janus]]
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************* [[S/2004 S 7]]
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************ [[Uranus]] (jovian planet)
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************* [[Miranda]] (satellite)
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************* [[Ariel]] (satellite)
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************* [[Umbriel]] (satellite)
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************* [[Titania]] (satellite)
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************* [[Oberon]] (satellite)
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************* [[Puck]]
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************* [[Cressida]]
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************* [[Desdemoa]]
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************* [[Cordelia]]
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************* [[Prospero]]
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************* [[Perdita]]
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************* [[Setebos]]
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************* [[Stephano]]
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************* [[Trinculo]]
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************* [[Ophelia]]
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************* [[Sycorax]]
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************* [[Caliban]]
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************* [[Cupid]]
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************* [[Mab]]
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************* [[Portia]]
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************* [[Juliet]]
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************* [[Belinda]]
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************* [[Bianca]]
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************* [[Margaret]]
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************* [[Rosalind]]
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************* [[Francisco]]
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************* [[Ferdinand]]
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************ [[Neptune]] (jovian planet)
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************* [[Triton]] (satellite)
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************* [[Thallasa]]
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************* [[Naiad]]
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************* [[Nereid]]
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************* [[Neso]]
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************* [[Proteus]]
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************* [[Hippocamp]]
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************* [[Despina]]
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************* [[Galatea]]
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************* [[Halimede]]
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************* [[Laomedeia]]
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************* [[Psamath]]
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************* [[Larissa]]
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************* [[Sao]]
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*********** [[Kuiper Belt]]
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************ [[Pluto]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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************* [[Charon]] (satellite)
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************* [[Nix]]
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************* [[Hydra]]
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************* [[Styx]]
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************* [[Kerberos]]
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************ [[Haumea]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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************ [[Makemake]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
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*********** Scattered Disc
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************ [[Eris]] (minor planet, dwarf planet)
  +
*********** Detached Objects
  +
************ [[Sedna]] (minor planet)
  +
*********** [[Oort Cloud]]
 
***** [[Andromeda Galaxy]] ([[spiral galaxy]])
 
***** [[Andromeda Galaxy]] ([[spiral galaxy]])
***** [[Triangulum Galaxy]] (spiral galaxy)
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****** [[Messier 110]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Messier 30]] (Satellite)
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****** [[NGC 185]] (Satellite)
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****** [[NGC 147]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda I]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda II]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda III]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda V]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Pegasus Dwarf Sphereodial]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Cassiopeia Dwarf]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda VIII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda IX]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda X]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XI]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XIII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XIV]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XV]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XVI]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XVII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XVIII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XIX]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XX]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXI]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXIII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXIV]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXV]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXVI]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXVII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXVIII]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Andromeda XXIX]] (Satellite)
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****** [[Tidal Stream Southwest]] (Stellar Stream) (Satellite)
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****** [[Tidal Stream Northwest]] (Stellar Stream) (Satellite)
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****** [[Triangulum Galaxy]] (spiral galaxy) (Satellite)
 
**** [[M81 Group]] (galaxy group)
 
**** [[M81 Group]] (galaxy group)
 
**** [[M101 Group]] (galaxy group)
 
**** [[M101 Group]] (galaxy group)
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[[Category:Cosmology]]
 
[[Category:Cosmology]]
 
[[Category:Explore the Universe]]
 
[[Category:Explore the Universe]]
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[[Category:Real objects]]

Latest revision as of 21:05, April 20, 2020

Our universe is a name for the universe we humans currently inhabit. This includes the individuals who contributed to this wiki. As far as we are aware, our universe is the only observable and measurable space, though this may change in the future.

While the entire universe is still a mystery, what we can gather about our observable universe is that it contains 3 spatial dimensions and 1 temporal (time) dimension and is a total of 93 billion light years in diameter. As far as we have been able to determine, there has been no sign of life except for us (yet).

It is possible that the universe is indeed infinite. Though the Big Bang theory would suggest that at one point the universe was compressed into a small point which then "exploded" into the surrounding nothingness; something like this could still have happened if our universe were infinite.

The measurable space we call the "Universe" could have been compressed into a point within a larger infinite space before simply expanding (a process which obviously continues to this day). However the more our universe expands, the longer it takes light to reach our planet, meaning unless we begin to expand ourselves further throughout the universe it will take longer and longer to discover more of the whole universe.

Other names for this space are "The Known Universe" or "Reality", though the latter term can be applied to everything that exists whether or not humans are aware of it.

Some people think there is a Multiverse. If there is, then this wiki would live.

Explore the Universe Edit

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