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
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 ...
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.
See galaxy photos from National Geographic. ... A similar collision is expected
between our galaxy, the Milky Way, and the nearby Andromeda galaxy in several
Mar 31, 2016 ... Peering deep into the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, NASA's Hubble Space
Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than half a million 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.
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 ...
6 days ago ... The Milky Way has some really uninhabitable zones. Down near the center of the
galaxy, the density of stars is much greater. And these stars ...
Sep 13, 2016 ... The European Space Agency will unveil on Wednesday a three-dimensional
map of a billion stars in our galaxy that is 1000 times more ...
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 ...