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Galaxy

A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter. The word galaxy is derived from the Greek galaxias (γαλαξίας), literally "milky", a reference to the Milky Way. Galaxies range in size from dwarfs with just a few hundred million (8) stars to giants with one hundred trillion (14) stars, each orbiting its galaxy's center of mass.

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75,503
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31,622
Prior Five Years
23,092

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