Star chart showing entire celestial sphere in Mercator projection. The light blue shaded area is our own Milky Way galaxy with the galactic plane shown in red.
Star chart showing positions of many galaxies. Most galaxies lie in a plane (the plane of the local supercluster of galaxies). Note the Virgo Galaxy Cluster near the center of the graphic. The circles on the lower right are the Large and Small Magellanic Cloud Galaxies. The small circle to the top right is the Andromeda Galaxy.