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The Orion-Cygnus minor spiral arm is a side branch to the Perseus arm. The region proceeds from the Orio-Persean Conflux for another 25.000 LY before transitioning into the Orion Spur.[1]

The most well traveled parts of this region are the ones located at a distance of only 5.000 to 10.000 LY from Earth. Here many notable stars and black holes are to be found, including the microquasar V404 Cygni as well as the LGM-1 Pulsar. Further out the Orion-Cygnus arm has only been sparsely explored.

References Edit

  1. https://www.edsm.net/en/galactic-mapping#4/-9840/0/12240%7C
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