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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milky_Way_(mythology)

There are many myths and legends about the origin of the Milky Way, the crowd of stars that ... Ancient Armenian mythology called the Milky Way the "Straw Thief's Way". According to legend, the god Vahagn stole some straw from the Assyrian ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milky_Way

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. The descriptive " milky" is derived ... The area of the sky obscured by the Milky Way is called the Zone of Avoidance. The Milky Way has a relatively low surface brightness. Its visibility ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_names_for_the_Milky_Way

This is a list of the names for the Milky Way in various languages. Some of them derive from ... The Milky Way is specifically called "Uri Eunha" ("Our Galaxy"); Latin: Via Lactea "Milky Way", translated from Greek; Latvian: Putnu Ceļš, The Birds' ...

mentalfloss.com/article/53589/why-do-we-call-our-galaxy-milky-way

Nov 13, 2013 ... There are two questions that have haunted wannabe astronomers for decades: “ Why is our galaxy called the Milky Way?” and “Does it have ...

gizmodo.com/how-the-milky-way-got-its-name-and-what-other-language-1201204037

Aug 26, 2013 ... Today I found out why our galaxy is called the Milky Way and what it's called in other languages.

www.livescience.com/56756-milky-way-name-origin.html

Nov 7, 2016 ... How did our galaxy come to be known as the Milky Way? ... seen when the sky is clear, called the Milky Way, and known for its brightness.".

www.universetoday.com/84662/why-is-our-galaxy-called-the-milky-way

Jan 22, 2015 ... The Milky Way is part of a collection of galaxies called the Local Group. We're on a collision course with the most massive and largest member ...

www.scienceabc.com/nature/universe/milky-way-called-so-galaxy-name-milk-road.html

Our galaxy owes its name to the way it looks. If you've ever observed a picture of the Milky Way, you will have noticed a dim glowing band racing across the night ...

spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/podcasts/transcripts/080828_milky_way.html

Maybe first we should talk about what the Milky Way is. ... I named one of my cats Milky Way because her fur has white and dark areas that remind me of the ...