The Milky Way

Wanted to share a picture of the Milky Way that I took in Hawaii, It was an amazing night and the stars at 13,000 feet on an Island are pretty spectacular…..

The Milky Way, or simply the Galaxy, is the galaxy in which the Solar System is located. It is a barred spiral galaxy that is part of the Local Group of galaxies. It is one of billions of galaxies in the observable universe. Its name is a translation of the Latin Via Lactea, in turn translated from the Greek Γαλαξίας (Galaxias), referring to the pale band of light formed by stars in the galactic plane as seen from Earth

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~ by adb23 on June 21, 2010.

One Response to “The Milky Way”

  1. lol – having fun with hyperlinks, I see.

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