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The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. Its name "milky" is derived from its ...... The Andalusian astronomer Avempace ( d 1138) proposed the Milky Way to be made up of...

10 Interesting Facts About the Milky Way - Universe Today

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Jul 12, 2016 ... The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense and very interesting place. ... Hence, the rest of that mass must be made up of an elusive, invisible mass ...

The Solar System and Outer Space: Milky Way

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The Milky Way Galaxy is like a big, translucent pancake. ... Our galaxy is made of clouds of dust and gas called nebula, stars, comets, meteors, asteroids, and ...

What is the Milky Way made of? | Reference.com

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The Milky Way Galaxy is made out of dark matter, dust, gas and billions of stars. Scientists believe that most of the Milky Way is made out of dark...

Milky Way Galaxy

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The galaxy our Sun lives in is called the Milky Way or the Galaxy (note the ... where a HR diagram of a cluster is made and `slide' up and down to match the ...

50 Amazing Facts about the Milky Way - Random Facts

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Sep 16, 2014 ... It was also described as the road to Mount Olympus, or the path of ruin made by the Helios' (the sun god's) chariot.<sup>c</sup>; In Sanskrit, the Milky Way ...

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 ...

NASA - Milky Way Galaxy

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Aug 28, 2008 ... ... then compare these models to actual observations made at radio, infrared, optical, ... Image right: Artist's concept of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Milky Way Galaxy - The Cosmic Distance Scale - NASA

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But we do know that our Milky Way has a spiral nature from observations made from within our Galaxy (though whether or not it is a barred spiral is still being ...

Milky Way Facts - Softschools

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The Milky Way is one of many galaxies that lie in the universe. This galaxy is a spiral or whirl shape and home to our planet and Sun. Earth is actually situated in  ...

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Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home - Space.com

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Feb 22, 2013 ... Dust, gas, and stars are the most visible ingredients in the galaxy, but the Milky Way is also made up of dark matter. Scientists can't directly ...

ESA - Space for Kids - Our Universe - The Milky Way

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The Milky Way is shaped like a huge whirlpool that rotates once every 200 million years. It is made up of at least 100 billion stars, as well as dust and gas. It is so ...

What is the Milky Way made of? - Archive of Astronomy Questions ...

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The biggest ingredient to the Milky Way is just stars, about 200 billion solar masses of ... About 5-10 percent of the total mass of the Milky Way is in gas and dust ...