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
Oct 4, 2016 ... The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense and very interesting place. Not only does it
measure some 120000–180000 light-years in diameter, it is ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Our Galaxy - Introduction - Stars and Our Milky Way.
The Milky Way galaxy is the spiral galaxy we call home, as do roughly 100 billion
other stars. It looks very much like other spiral galaxies when viewed from ...
Aug 29, 2016 ... 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 ...
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 ...
5 days ago ... Are there any stars outside our own galaxy that we can see with just the eye? The
answer is no – unless you count seeing the combined light of ...