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...
These two dwarf galaxies — which are part of our “Local Group” of galaxies and
may be orbiting the Milky Way — are believed to have been pulling on the dark ...
The Milky Way is the galaxy which contains our solar system. ... The Milky Way
and the Andromeda Galaxy are part of a binary system of giant spiral galaxies ...
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 ...
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Nov 4, 2013 ... Ours is called the Milky Way because the disk of the galaxy runs across the ...
and all of the stars that we can see are a part of the Milky Way.
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,"
Apr 28, 1999 ... The Milky Way system is a spiral galaxy consisting of over 400 billion stars , plus
gas and dust arranged into three general components as ...
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 ...
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
Mar 12, 2008 ... The Milky Way is not alone in space. We're part of a small group of nearby
galaxies called — get ready to be shocked — the Local Group.