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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.

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  ...

Stunning Photos of Our Milky Way Galaxy (Gallery) - Space.com

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Oct 22, 2015 ... These amazing photos show our Milky Way galaxy from the inside out.

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 ...

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 ...

Milky Way Galaxy

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Provides images of our galaxy taken at different wavelengths, and discusses how the mapping of variable stars, neutral hydrogen radio maps and star clusters ...

There's An Enormous Blob of Gas Spinning Around Our Galaxy

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16 hours ago ... Artist's concept of the giant blob of spinning gas that envelops our galaxy and from which we all emerged. Image: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss/Ohio ...

The Milky Way Galaxy - Zoom Astronomy - Enchanted Learning

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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.

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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.

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 ...