By studying the movements of orbiting clusters of stars, astronomers have measured the mass of the Milky Way.
Take a look at this impressive 3D map of 400,000 stars located within 10,000 light-years from the Sun.
This zoom sequence starts with a view of the Milky Way. “We zoom in towards the crowded central region, in the constellation of Sagittarius (The
New South African radio telescope releases clearest view yet of center of the Milky Way.
Astronomers have made the most precise test ever of general relativity outside the Milky Way.
The mysterious ‘glow’ in the Milky Way that has baffled astronomers for decades, may caused by clouds filled with diamonds that surround distant stars.
Amazing Southern Milky Way 60 min interval from Australia’s Siding Spring Observatory.
Scientists find 10,000 black holes exist in the center of Milky Way.
Airglow (also called nightglow) is a faint emission of light by a planetary atmosphere.
Andromeda galaxy, our nearest big neighbor, is roughly the same size as the Milky Way.