Our Home: The Milky Way Galaxy (III)

Our Home: The Milky Way Galaxy (III)

The photograph is a computer generated image of our Milky Way galaxy by mapping data obtained from a wide variety of electromagnetic waves originating from various sites on the Milky Way star complex in our night sky. The image revealed a bar -shaped core made up of...
Our “Home”

Our “Home”

This galaxy pictured at right is not “our” home; but, in many ways it is very similar to our real home, the Milky Way galaxy. This image is of a beautiful spiral galaxy called NGC 6744. Like our Milky Way galaxy, NGC 6744 is composed of dusty spiral arms containing...