The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. Its name "milky" is
derived from its ... The Milky Way has several satellite galaxies and is part of the
Local Group of galaxies...
Feb 22, 2013 ... The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, about a hundred light-years ... The
central part of the Milky Way is shown as a part of a survey with ...
The Milky Way began forming around 12 billion years ago and is part of a group
of about 50 galaxies called the Local Group. The Andromeda Galaxy is part of ...
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 ...
Watch videos from BBC programmes that are full of facts about the Milky Way ...
The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy with a bulge at its centre and a surrounding
spiral ... The Milky Way has several satellite galaxies and is part of the Local
Group of ...
This map shows the full extent of the Milky Way galaxy - a spiral galaxy of at ...
M54 but whether this globular cluster is actually part of the dwarf galaxy is
A galaxy contains stars, gas and dust. In a spiral galaxy like the Milky Way, the
stars, gas, and dust are organized into a "bulge," a "disk" containing "spiral arms,"
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 ...
Feb 1, 2012 ... The Milky Way Galaxy is organized into spiral arms of giant stars that illuminate
interstellar gas and ... This is a regular part of the solar cycle.
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 ...