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  • noun Plural form of kiloparsec.

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  • This led to the discovery of two tidal streams to the northwest (streams E and F) at projected distances of 60 and 100 kiloparsecs (200,000 and 300,000 light-years) from M31's nucleus.

    Death in the Sky: M31 Shreds its Satellites | Universe Today

  • This is unlike the view that todays galaxies formed at once, which is rejected as unlikely based on the difficulties of nebulae across many kiloparsecs forming over such a very short period.

    Second-Generation Star Supports Cannibal Theory of Milky Way | Universe Today

  • Distance is still not very well known, but it is around one kiloparsec 3,200 light years, with the lowest limits about 0.75 to 0.8 kiloparsecs.

    Chinese Dragon in Space! | Universe Today

  • As to the distances, I am perplexed with the "3.4 kly" the distances should be expressed in parsecs or kiloparsecs mind you.

    Universe Today Guide to the Messier Objects | Universe Today

  • The study also confirmed a few previously known streams, including the little-studied diffuse stream to the southwest (stream SW), which lies at a projected distance of 60 to 100 kiloparsecs (200,000 to 300,000 light years) from M31's nucleus.

    Death in the Sky: M31 Shreds its Satellites | Universe Today

  • “Morning” found the alien vessel still kiloparsecs away, to judge by its trail, neither accelerating nor decelerating, but losing them because of difference in speed, and heading steadily up and out of the galactic plane.

    INTELLIVORE

  • The computer image of the Enterprise was shown skirting the inner edge of the Orion Arm about 10 kiloparsecs from Starbase 4.

    The Abode of Life

  • The computer image of the Enterprise was shown skirting the inner edge of the Orion Arm about 10 kiloparsecs from Starbase 4.

    The Abode of Life

  • The computer image of the Enterprise was shown skirting the inner edge of the Orion Arm about 10 kiloparsecs from Starbase 4.

    The Abode of Life

  • The image reveals the existence of a giant nebula of ionized gas which extends for 180 kiloparsecs (590000 light years) or 6 times the size of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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