Space...The Milky Way. The Milky Way is the spiral galaxy where our solar system lives. It is 100,000 light years in diameter and 1000 light years thick at the center of the galactic disk. There are 200-400 billion stars in the Milky Way. Our Sun is 26,400 light years from the galactical center. On a dark night, we can see a faint hazy whitish band of starlight spanning the sky. That band is the Milky Way galaxy.
Milky Way Shows 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels Side Note: The two images shown above are mere crop outs from ESA’s recent hit: The 9 Billion Pixel Image of 84 Million Stars. These two focus on the bright center of the image for the purpose of highli
Universe will never turn her back on me. She will open her arms wide open and shower me with blessings. She will take away negative people and energies from my life so I can open up for others and make a difference. This is what I think of when I see this picture.