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The Milky Way and Other Galaxies

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Published by Compass Point Books in Mankato .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780756528065
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the Milky Way Galaxy, and optical light is extinguished by interstellar dust so much, it is difficult to get a picture of our galaxy. But we feel confident that the side-on and face-on views must be similar to these two other Size: 3MB. By , the Boötes void was known to contain 60 galaxies. According to astronomer Greg Aldering, the scale of the void is such that "If the Milky Way had been in the center of the Boötes void, we wouldn't have known there were other galaxies until the s." The Hercules Supercluster forms part of the near edge of the void.

Galaxies like the Milky Way have several components: a disk of stars, which includes our galaxy’s arms; a bar-shaped bulge in the center, and a large, spherical outer halo of stars.   At the heart of the Milky Way is a supermassive black hole, just like all of the other galaxies, known as Sagittarius A*. This monster is more than 4 million times the mass of our Sun.

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System, with the name describing the galaxy's appearance from Earth: a hazy band of light seen in the night sky formed from stars that cannot be individually distinguished by the naked term Milky Way is a translation of the Latin via lactea, from the Greek γαλαξίας κύκλος (galaxías kýklos, "milky circle").Diameter: – kly (46–61 kpc).   The largest galaxies are typically giant ellipticals, which contain upwards of a trillion stars and can measure as much as one million light-years in diameter – 10 times as large as the Milky Way.


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Our galaxy, the Milky Way, and others, are so vast and varied that there is virtually no limit to what we can learn about them. This comprehensive book aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards focusing on the universe and its stars, and offers readers a detailed and scientific look at nearly all facets of the Milky Way and galaxies in : Paperback.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(1). The Milky Way and Other Galaxies (Our Universe) Library Binding – September 1, by Gregory Vogt (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gregory Vogt Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Gregory Vogt. Buy Our Milky Way and Other Galaxies on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Our Milky Way and The Milky Way and Other Galaxies book Galaxies: Asimov, Isaac: : Books Skip to main content4/5(1).

Our Milky Way and Other Galaxies book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gareth Stevens is proud to present a completely upd /5. Even more mind-boggling, the Milky Way is a tiny speck, being only one of a billion galaxies in the universe. Packed with fascinating facts and stunning photography, this book examines the Galaxy that humans call home/5(3).

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Our place in the universe determines what we see in the night sky and the length of every day. This computer-generated image of the Milky Way shows the entire galaxy in one perspective of a 3-D model compiled specially for National Geographic. The model incorporates the positions of hundreds of thousands of stars and nebulae within the galaxy, shows Earth's location, and includes additional photographs, descriptions and locations of /5(61).

Beyond The Milky Way book one in The Galaxy Series a new series by Aithal. Beyond The Milky Way is science fiction story about survival and the first contact of people living on other planets.

Flight Commander Donald Stockton, Mission Pilot Terence Carter and Mission Specialist Kimberly Williams where three astronauts who went into outer space to find planets that have good drinking /5.

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Buy Our Place In The Universe: The Milky Way and Other Galaxies online from our Australian bookstore. Get this from a library. The Milky Way and other galaxies. [Nicholas Faulkner; Erik Gregersen;] -- "A book for teens about the Milky Way and other galaxies." Get this from a library.

The Milky Way and other galaxies. [Gregory Vogt] -- Text and photos describe various aspects of the Milky Way and other galaxies, such as the various types of galaxies, the ways they change, and how they are studied; also includes a glossary and list.

The Milky Way and other galaxies. [Isaac Asimov; Richard Hantula] -- An up-to-the-minute examination of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, and the billions of other galaxies that populate the universe. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Like other spiral galaxies, our galaxy has a disk, a central bulge, and spiral disk is aboutlight-years across and 3, light-years thick. Most of the Galaxy’s gas, dust, young stars, and open clusters are in the disk. The Milky Way Galaxy is a big place.

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No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best. Like other galaxies, the Milky Way is growing by absorbing small satellite galaxies.

It is currently merging with the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, a process that will be completed in about million years. In a previously unknown galaxy was found to be colliding with the Milky Way. The Milky Way and other galaxies. [Dana Meachen Rau] -- Discusses the Milky Way and the other galaxies that exist in the universe.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Compass Point Books. Buy a cheap copy of The Milky Way And Other Galaxies (Our book by Dana Meachen Rau. Describes the composition, the study, and parts of the Milky Way and other types of galaxies.

Free shipping over $   The Milky Way and other galaxies by Vogt, Gregory. Publication date Diagram of the Milky Way -- Quick look at galaxies -- About galaxies -- Milky Way -- Kinds of galaxies -- Changing galaxies -- Studying galaxies Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on May 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: In the book Islands of Space (part of the Arcot, Wade, and Morey stories by John W.

Campbell) the protagonists are lost in space and ask the astronomers of a planet in another galaxy to help them find the Milky Way by looking for a spiral galaxy with two small satellite galaxies, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Milky Way and Other Galaxies by Gregory L.

Vogt (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!This book presents beautiful pictures and discussions of galaxies and galaxy groups.

There is a updating of this book: It is titled "Our Vast Home: The Milky Way and Other Galaxies" Children interested in the stars will love it/5(2).The Milky Way Galaxy in Myth and Legend. To most of us living in the twenty-first century, the Milky Way Galaxy is an elusive sight. We must make an effort to leave our well-lit homes and streets and venture beyond our cities and suburbs into less populated environments.