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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

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.

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 ...

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

Jan 11, 2017 ... 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 ...

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.universetoday.com/106062/what-is-the-milky-way-2

Jul 12, 2016 ... It is just one of hundreds of billions of galaxies in the Universe, and ours is called the Milky Way because the disk of the galaxy appears to be ...

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 ...

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Feb 19, 2015 ... Currently working on a new educational space video and so I thought I'd brush up on some of my animation & 3D skills and update my "Earth ...

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 ...

theplanets.org/milky-way

The Milky Way is the galaxy which contains our solar system. The name "milky" is derived from the Greek word galaxias and it is used to describe its appearance ...