Milky Way Galaxy

By: Brittany Egnaty

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Why is The Milky Way Galaxy Important?

We, humans live in the Milky Way Galaxy so its important. The Milky Way Galaxy keeps humans alive.

More Details

  • The Milky Way Galaxy is a group of planets, stars, and dust held by gravity.
  • This Galaxy looks like a disk with a bulge in the center.
  • At night The Galaxy looks like a band of blended starlight.
  • The Milky Way Galaxy is surrounded by a Huge Halo of Hot Gas.
  • There's a massive black hole and hiding dust in the center.
  • The Milky Way Galaxy gets it's name, because it has a milky apperance.
  • There's hundred's of billion's of stars.
  • The Milky Way Galaxy sometimes collides with other Galaxies.


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