The Sun is 26,000–28,000 ly (8.0–8.6 kpc) from the Galactic Center. ... It has
been proposed that the Milky Way lacks a bulge ...
1 day ago ... Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully
bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has ...
This map shows the full extent of the Milky Way galaxy - a spiral galaxy of at least
two hundred billion stars. Our Sun is buried deep within the Orion Arm about ...
Feb 22, 2013 ... The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, about a hundred light-years across. We
live on one of its minor spurs, the Orion Arm.
Jul 12, 2016 ... The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense and very interesting place. Not only does it
measure some 100000–120000 light-years in diameter, it is ...
Jul 3, 2016 ... We live in one of the arms of a large spiral galaxy called the Milky Way. The Sun
and its planets (including Earth) lie in this quiet part of the ...
1 day ago ... But this galaxy is only 0.1% stars. The Milky Way has more than a hundred times
that. The whole article reads like it was written by a 5th grader.
Jul 25, 2016 ... Our Milky Way galaxy and its small companions are surrounded by a giant halo
of million-degree gas (seen in blue in this artists' rendition) that ...
2 days ago ... On August evenings, in a dark country sky, you'll easily spot the starlit band of our
huge, flat Milky Way galaxy.
A galaxy is a collection of stars and interstellar material held together by gravity.
The galaxy our Sun lives in is called the Milky Way or the Galaxy (note the ...