Perseus Arm

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The Perseus Arm is the immediately rimward spiral arm of the Milky Way galaxy.

The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy with four major arms and at least two minor arms or spurs. The Perseus Spiral Arm, with a radius of approximately 10,700 parsecs, is located between the Cygnus Arm and the Sagittarius Arm.

The minor Orion Arm is sometimes considered a branch of the Perseus Arm, but this has been contested.

The Perseus Spiral arm contains a number of objects:


The northern end of the Perseus Arm is colonized by the Timocracy.