Field galaxies

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definition "A galaxy that lies in the direction of a cluster of galaxies, but is not a member of the cluster. Field galaxies are rare, less than about 5% of all galaxies." - An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics, by M. Heydari-Malayeri.
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