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Milky Way

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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  ...

10 Interesting Facts About the Milky Way - Universe Today

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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 ...

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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.

Galaxy Photos, Galaxies Pictures, Images -- National Geographic

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See galaxy photos from National Geographic. ... A similar collision is expected between our galaxy, the Milky Way, and the nearby Andromeda galaxy in several  ...

Hubble's Journey to the Center of our Galaxy | NASA

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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.

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home - Space.com

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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.

ESA - Space for Kids - Our Universe - The Milky Way

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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 ...

Does our galaxy have a habitable zone? - Phys.org

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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 ...

Mapping our galaxy: The Milky Way revealed - Phys.org

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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 ...

Milky Way Galaxy

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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 ...

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The Universe within 50000 Light Years - The Milky Way Galaxy

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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 ...

Milky Way Galaxy - The Cosmic Distance Scale - NASA

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Because we dwell within the Milky Way Galaxy, it is impossible for us to take a picture of its spiral structure from the outside. But we do know that our Milky Way  ...

Milky Way Galaxy Facts - Space Facts

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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 ...