Our galaxy is called Milky Way. It contains the earth and is a disk shaped structure and a barred spiral galaxy. The galaxy contains approximately between 200-400 billion stars which cannot be distinguished individually.
1 Additional Answer
Our Galaxy is referred to as the Solar System. The Milky Way is also important to the Galaxy and is also named as an important part of the Galaxy. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_galaxy
The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. Its name milky is derived from its appearance as a dim glowing band arching across the night sky in which the naked eye cannot distinguish...