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Universe

the Universe
the totality of all the things that exist; creation; the cosmos
(Marvel Universe, the DC Universe, etc.)

Galaxy Clusters
a group of galaxies separated from other such groups by enormous regions of empty space
The Milky Way galaxy is a member of a cluster known as the local group, which contains 21 galaxies in a region 3 million light-years in diameter

Galaxies
a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems by vast regions of space
(Galactus)

Solar Systems
that portion of our galaxy which is subject to the gravity of the sun

Stars
a luminous celestial object seen as points of light in the sky
(the Sun, Northstar, Polaris)

Planets
a large, opaque, nonluminous mass, usually with its own moons, that revolves about a star
(Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Mars)

Moons
any natural satellite of a planet







Some information gathered from "The Universe," (c) Zane Publishing, Inc. 1996

© Sohrab Rezvan-Mojarrad 1999 - 2002
I have not created any of the Superheroes listed on this web site; all Superheroes are property of their respective companies. All of the Superhero descriptions used on this site were obtained from various sources (including trading cards and comic books), and are therefore also property of their respective companies. The definitions were obtained from dictionaries and all images are property of the company printed on the images.