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Milky Way Galaxy - Wikipedia

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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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Oct 4, 2016 ... 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 ...

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 ...

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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: 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.

Our Galaxy - Introduction - Astronomy Online

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Our Galaxy - Introduction - Stars and Our Milky Way.

The Milky Way Galaxy - Our Home - Windows to the Universe

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The Milky Way galaxy is the spiral galaxy we call home, as do roughly 100 billion other stars. It looks very much like other spiral galaxies when viewed from ...

'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered - CNN.com

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Aug 29, 2016 ... Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has ...

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 ...

Can we see stars outside our Milky Way? | Tonight | EarthSky

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5 days ago ... Are there any stars outside our own galaxy that we can see with just the eye? The answer is no – unless you count seeing the combined light of ...

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Galaxies | Science Mission Directorate

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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 ...

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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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 ...