The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. Its name "milky" is
derived from its .... In addition to the stars, there is also interstellar gas,
comprising 90% ... Both grav...
Jul 22, 2015 ... Well, first off, there isn't a way to simply count the number of stars in the ... To
make an estimate, we have to calculate the mass of our galaxy, ...
Astronomers estimate there are about 100 thousand million stars in the Milky ...
Hipparcos mapped millions of stars in our galaxy, but how many more are there?
May 21, 2014 ... Astronomers have several ways to count stars, but getting a definitive answer to
how many there are in a galaxy is "surprisingly difficult."
Jun 27, 2015 ... I am confused about the number of stars in our Milky Way galaxy. Some sources
say that the Milky Way consists of 100 billion stars. Other say ...
Mar 12, 2009 ... We've often speculated here about how many stars exist in the Milky Way. ...
confirmed that there are roughly one trillion stars in the galaxy.
We might make wishes on stars but there's much more to these balls of gas ... is
just one of 200,000,000,000 stars that make up our Galaxy (itself one of many).
How many? Believe it or not, astronomers estimate there are 100 billion to 200
billion galaxies in the universe, each of which has hundreds of billions of stars.
Now, to find out how many stars this represents, you have to divide by the ... The
best estimates come from looking at the motions of nearby galaxies such as a ...
There are so many stars (billions and billions of them) that it is not possible to
count them all. Our own Galaxy, the Milky Way, has several hundred billion stars.