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
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 home to planet.
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 galaxy, about half ...
The Milky Way Galaxy is our home galaxy in the universe. It is a fairly typical
barred spiral with four major arms in its disk, at least one spur, and a newly ...
On this scale, the diameter of our Milky Way galaxy will be about the size of the
United States! How far away is the nearest star to our sun? In our model, Proxima
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 ...
Our own Galaxy - the Milky Way. Our own galaxy consists of about 200 billion
stars, with our own Sun being a fairly typical specimen. It is a fairly large spiral ...
Our solar system is located in the outer reaches of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is
a spiral galaxy. The Milky Way Galaxy contains roughly 200 billion stars.
Mar 31, 2016 ... Peering deep into the heart of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, the NASA/ESA
Hubble Space Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than ...
Nov 21, 2013 ... This virtual journey shows the different components that make up our home
galaxy, the Milky Way, which contains about a hundred billion stars.