Question Milky Way headed toward the Great attractor?

Apr 1, 2022
I read that the milky way is headed toward the great attractor. If the great attractor is in front of us, Is our solar system in the front half or back half of the milky way?


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The Great Attractor is a gravitational anomaly in intergalactic space and the apparent central gravitational point of the Laniakea Supercluster.
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The first indications of a deviation from uniform expansion of the universe were reported in 1973 and again in 1978. The location of the Great Attractor was finally determined in 1986: It is situated at a distance of somewhere between 150 and 250 Mly (million light-years) (47–79 Mpc) (the larger being the most recent estimate) away from the Milky Way, in the direction of the constellations Triangulum Australe (The Southern Triangle) and Norma (The Carpenter's Square).[4]

It is a very long way away, on the other side of the Milky Way from us - so the centre of the MM lies between us and it. Hope this helps.

Cat :)
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