What is our galaxy called?

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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.
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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
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