Wednesday, March 10, 2010

So Lonely!

According to, mine's the only blog in the Galaxy.


Jackie M. said...

Or any like it.

Chuck said...

What is sub-L?

The AstroDyke said...

Chuck, "L*" (pronounced "L star"), is a more-or-less average-luminosity. Our Milky Way is an L* galaxy.

(L* is actually a parameter in the luminosity function of galaxies, which is just a fancy way of saying, the number of galaxies out there at each given luminosity.)