How Long Would It Take to Travel from One Side of the Milky Way to the Other?


The Milky Way is roughly 100,000 light years in diameter, which means that even if you could travel at the speed of light, it would take 100,000 years to travel from one end to the other.
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1: With our current technology, it would be impossible. It could not be done. One of the reasons is that scientists believe that there is a super-massive black hole in the middle
The Milky Way is surrounded by several dwarf galaxies slowly orbiting it
This would depend on the velocity you move. Remember that distance = velocity * time. If you know how fast you want to go, you can plug in the numbers and solve. distance would be
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