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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milky_Way

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 ...

www.space.com/19915-milky-way-galaxy.html

Jun 12, 2017 ... 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.

imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/objects/milkyway1.html

Our Sun (a star) and all the planets around it are part of a galaxy known as the Milky Way Galaxy. A galaxy is a large group of stars, gas, and dust bound ...

space-facts.com/milky-way

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 ...

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/news/gallery/galaxy-location.html

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 ...

www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/galaxy.html

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 ...

www.universetoday.com/22285/facts-about-the-milky-way

Dec 3, 2014 ... The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense and very interesting place. Not only does it measure some 120,000–180,000 light-years in diameter, it is ...

blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2008/03/12/ten-things-you-dont-know-about-the-milky-way-galaxy

Mar 12, 2008 ... So you've lived here all your life — in fact, everyone has — but what do you really know about the Milky Way galaxy? Sure, you know it's a ...

www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/SEM536WJD1E_OurUniverse_0.html

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 ...