Definition of extragalactic in English:


Syllabification: ex·tra·ga·lac·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəgəˈlaktik


  • Situated, occurring, or originating outside the Milky Way galaxy: extragalactic radio sources
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    • Hence the whole foundation of extragalactic astronomy and Big Bang theory is swept away’ .
    • It is definitely an extragalactic background.
    • The number of these sources is consistent with the expected number of extragalactic sources in the background sky.

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