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10 matches found for search term Milky Way, exact phrase.

Journey to the Milky Way
In this animation, we initially view our Milky Way galaxy as just one of many others. We then zoom in at an impossible speed, approaching the majestic spiral from an oblique angle. The location of the Solar System is betrayed by the yellow dot toward...
Keywords: galaxy, Milky Way, barred spiral, animation...

New Milky Way
An accurate impression of the Milky Way Galaxy seen from an oblique vantage point, commissioned to appear in Sky & Telescope. Astronomers think that the Galaxy has a central bar, seen in this image. The arms, as we know them, are in their correct...
Keywords: galaxy, Milky Way, barred spiral...

New Milky Way II
An accurate impression of the Milky Way Galaxy seen from an oblique vantage point, commissioned to appear in Sky & Telescope. Astronomers think that the Galaxy has a central bar, seen in this image. The arms, as we know them, are in their correct...
Keywords: galaxy, Milky Way, barred spiral...

Local Group Animation
Local Group galaxy cluster, computer animation. Some 50 galaxies of the central area of the Local Group are shown relative to our spiral Milky Way Galaxy, located at the centre of the circular grid. The concentric circles are 500,000 light-years apar...
Keywords: Milky Way, Local Group, galaxy cluster, galaxy, animation...

Our Place in Space
... lighten you. It shows the Earth's place in the Solar System, then zooms out to show where the Solar System is located in the Milky Way Galaxy. Another zoom out pinpoints the location of the Milky Way in the Local Group galaxy cluster, and then a fina ...
Keywords: Earth, Milky way, Local Group, cosmology, universe, diagram, large-scale structu...

Outer Rim
... ieve that terrestrial planets here will be small and lack atmospheres, and thus be devoid of life. From here you can see the Milky Way edge on. The dark band across the middle is the galaxy's dust cargo. ...
Keywords: exoplanet, planet, satellite, terrestrial planet, galaxy, Milky Way...

The Local Group
An image for Kingfisher, one of many in the book Universe: Journey into Deep Space illustrated by me. It shows the Milky Way galaxy from an oblique angle, looking towards the galaxies of Triangulum and Andromeda in the distance. All of these galaxies...
Keywords: Milky Way, Local Group, galaxy cluster, galaxy...

Laniakea
Artwork of the supercluster, Laniakea (yellow), which includes our own Milky Way. Scientists at the University of Hawaii have examined the velocities of galaxies in unprecedented detail, showing in the process that Laniakea is much bigger than origin...
Keywords: Laniakea, Local Group, supercluster, galaxy cluster, cosmology, large-scale stru...

Scale of the Universe
... (bottom left) subatomic particles, an atom, a molecule (of DNA), red blood cells, a human, the Earth, the Solar System, the Milky Way and, lastly, the Universe as a whole. ...
Keywords: universe, scale, Earth, planet, cosmology, diagram, galaxy...

Supermassive Black Hole
This space animation was commissioned by National Geographic magazine for an article entitled 'The Truth about Black Holes'. It shows a supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy, shredding and consuming a passing cloud of gas, and...
Keywords: black hole, accretion, jet, accretion disc, active galactic nucleus, supermassiv...

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