Google
 

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

What is the Milky Way?



It is the name given to our Galaxy, which is shaped like a disc with a central bump. It is also the name for the dense band of stars that spans the sky. As a galaxy, the Milky Way is actually a giant, as its mass is probably between 750 billion and one trillion solar masses, and its diameter is about 100,000 light years.

1 comment:

adam brown said...

Hello I just entered before I have to leave to the airport, it's been very nice to meet you, if you want here is the site I told you about where I type some stuff and make good money (I work from home): here it is