Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Milky Way Galaxy

The Milky Way is the Galaxy is which the Solar System is located.
It is one of the hundreds of billions of Galaxies in the observable Universe.
All the stars that the eye can distinguish are part of the Milky Way Galaxy but aside form these relatively nearby stars, the Galaxy appears as a hazy band of white light arching around the entire celestial sphere.

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