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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 Facts About the Milky Way - Universe Today

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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 home to planet.

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 ...

how big is our universe?

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On this scale, the diameter of our Milky Way galaxy will be about the size of the United States! How far away is the nearest star to our sun? In our model, Proxima  ...

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 ...

Our own Galaxy - the Milky Way - damtp

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Our own Galaxy - the Milky Way. Our own galaxy consists of about 200 billion stars, with our own Sun being a fairly typical specimen. It is a fairly large spiral ...

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.

Journey to the centre of our galaxy | ESA/Hubble

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Mar 31, 2016 ... Peering deep into the heart of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Our Galaxy&v=G5AdrupH788
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.
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Milky Way and Our Location | NASA

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Graphic view of our Milky Way Galaxy. The Milky Way Galaxy is organized into spiral arms of giant stars that illuminate interstellar gas and dust. The Sun is in a ...

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.

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 ...