Canes Venatici Cloud

The Canes Venatici Cloud is one of the clouds of galaxies into which the Local Supercluster is considered to be divided. The Canes Venatici Cloud contains the Local Group, and a dozen others, including the Canes Venatici I Group, the Canes Venatici II Group, the Sculptor Group, the M81 Group, the M101 Group, and the Coma I Group. It takes the form of a flat disk, 650,000 light-years thick and 46 million light-years across.