The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. The descriptive "
milky" is derived from the appearance from Earth of the galaxy – a band of light ...
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 home to planet.
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 ...
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.
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.
Our Galaxy - Introduction - Stars and Our Milky Way.
Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is typical: it has hundreds of billions of stars, enough
gas and dust to make billions more stars, and at least ten times as much dark ...
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 ...
Sep 21, 2016 ... 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 ...
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 ...