More directly, the U.S. embassy in Oslo last year gave a Local Group nearly $5,500 for the Cold War larp A Doomsday Eve.
The Coma Cluster, like the Local Group, is the end product of billions of years of cosmic evolution.
|Local Group |
A group of more than 30 galaxies that includes 2 large spiral galaxies—the Milky Way and Andromeda—as well as numerous smaller galaxies, many of which are dwarfs. The Local Group has a diameter of approximately 10 million light-years, with its gravitational center located between our galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy. It is part of a larger grouping known as the Virgo supercluster.