This picture of the nearby galaxy NGC 6744, a Milky Way look-alike, was taken with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla.

This picture of the nearby galaxy NGC a Milky Way look-alike, was taken with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO telescope at La Silla.

How to Photograph the Milky Way and process it in Adobe Lightroom

Wide field landscape astrophotography is an impressive form of photography, and it's accessible to nearly everyone. Astrophotography in its simplest form is increasing in accessibility, especially .

The Milky Way is the galaxy in which we currently reside. It is classed as a barred spiral galaxy, although this is actually fairly difficult to determine

♥♥ For MY SmexXxy HOT Brainy Space SCIENCE Geekette! ♥♥ The Milky Way is not an island universe, but a member of a small cluster of galaxies called the Local Group. (Illustration: NASA / CXC / M.

WTF Facts : funny, interesting & weird facts

The sun compared to the Milky way - WTF fun facts. I hope this is fact because it just blew my mind.

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, about a hundred light-years across. We live on one of its minor spurs, the Orion Arm.

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The Milky Road. Inspired during a visit to Fort Davis, Texas, photographer Larry Landolfi created this tantalizing fantasy view, a composited image suggesting the Milky Way is a heavenly extension of a deserted country road.

This very wide-field view of the Milky Way shows the extent of the 84-million-star VISTA infrared image of the center of the galaxy (delineated by red rectangle).

This very wide-field view of the Milky Way shows the extent of the VISTA infrared image of the center of the galaxy (delineated by red rectangle).

Where is Earth in the Milky Way? The Solar System (and Earth) is located about 25,000 light-years to the galactic center and 25,000 light-years away from the rim.

Earth location in the Milky Way Galaxy, the third planet of the solar system in the third leg of the Galaxy.

Milky Way Wall Clock  It is easy to find fantastic, easy and fun home decorating ideas by looking at cute, trendy and stylish home decor accents.  In fact it is so easy to combine elements from various home decor themes such as vintage, shabby-shic, tuscan and rustic and combine them with victorian, abstract, modern or even beach decorative accents.

Milky Way Wall Clock It is easy to find fantastic, easy and fun home decorating ideas by looking at cute, trendy and stylish home decor accents. In fact it is so easy to combine elements from various home decor themes such as vintage, shabby-shic, tuscan and rustic and combine them with victorian, abstract, modern or even beach decorative accents.

Milky Way’s Hypervelocity Stars Are Moving so Fast They Managed to Escape Their Home Galaxy

The fastest stars in the Milky Way are intergalactic runaways spewed out by supernova explosions

Milky Way’s Hypervelocity Stars Are Moving so Fast They Managed to Escape Their Home Galaxy

A Super-Fast Star System Shrugs Its Shoulders At Physics - Universe Today

This annotated artist's conception illustrates our current understanding of the structure of the Milky Way galaxy.

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Solar System Bracelet - Milky Way Galaxy, Planet Jewelry - Astronomy, Universe, Planetary Jewelry - Unique Outer Space Jewellery

Solar System Bracelet - Milky Way Galaxy, Planet Jewelry - Astronomy, Space, Universe, Planetary Jewelry - Unique Jewellery by Jerseymaids

Given that we’re about half way along one of the Milky Way’s spiral arms, it would take about 80,000 years for our radio waves to blanket the entire galaxy. Description from extremetech.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

A long way to go: The yellow dot shows the 200 light year radius of how far radio waves have reached into the Milky Way. (via Earth calling: Tiny yellow dot shows distance radio broadcasts to aliens have travelled)

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