The Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy (Link here)

This article is about the Milky Way Galaxy. The article discusses the history of the Milky Way Galaxy being discovered in the 1700s and discovering the center of the galaxy is actually Sagittarius(the region where the black hole is located) in 1920.The article goes on to explain that the Galaxy is “approximately 100,00 light years across and about 1000 light years thick”. Further explaining what the mass of the galaxy is made up of (stars, gas, and dust) and how the galaxy orbits in motion. This article is a great summary to begin learning the basics of the Milky Way Galaxy.


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