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I live on the planet Earth which is located in the Virgo Supercluster of galaxies. Within this supercluster, I am in a smaller group of galaxies that we call the Local Group. I am in the second largest galaxy of the Local Group, called the Milky Way. It is a large spiral galaxy.
You can't miss it!

My sun may be found close to the inner rim of the galaxy's Orion Arm, and in the Gould Belt. My Sun is 5–30 parsecs from the central plane of the galactic disc. Earth is part of my solar system, a group of nine planets, as well as numerous comets and asteroids which orbit my sun. Earth is the third planet out from that star.

When you get close, just give me a call, and I will come out and wave at you.