Milky-way Sentence Examples
The important conclusion has been already derived that the majority of the stars in the Milky Way belong to one special type.
The horizontal axis is the Galactic Plane or Milky Way.
It is invisible during the greater part of June, July, December and January, owing to its being then blotted out by the superior light of the Milky Way.
Seeliger, who investigated this ratio for the stars of the Bonn Durchmusterung and Southern Durchmusterung, came to the conclusion (as summarized by Simon Newcomb) that for these stars the ratio ranges from 3.85 to 3.28, the former value being found for regions near the Milky Way and the latter for regions near the galactic poles.
There is here evidence that even among stars of the Durchmusterung (9.5 magnitude), a limit of the universe has been reached, at least in the direction normal to the plane of the Milky Way.
This is the galactic plane, well known from the fact that it is marked in the sky by the broad irregular belt of milky light called the Galaxy or Milky Way.
The Milky Way is not of uniform brightness, so that we are perhaps nearer to some parts of it than to others, but it is everywhere very distant from the sun.
Nevertheless the Milky Way contains a fair proportion of lucid stars, for these are considerably more numerous in the bright patches of the Milky Way than in the rifts and dark spaces.
The Milky Way renders the object invisible during the months of June, July, December and January.
The image captured by this WFPC2 parallel observation is a typical Milky Way star field in the constellation Centaurus.Advertisement
Thus, because Democritus announced that the Milky Way is composed of vast multitudes of stars, it has been maintained that he could only have been led to.
About ioo Wolf-Rayet stars are known, of which y Velorum is the brightest; they are confined to the region of the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds.
There can be little doubt that these stars belong to the Milky Way cluster, so that their presence is a property of the cluster rather than of the galactic plane in general.
It is believed that the LMC was once a barred spiral galaxy that was disrupted by the Milky Way to become somewhat irregular.
The beautiful galaxy NGC 3982 is a typical spiral galaxy and looks similar to our own galaxy, the Milky Way.Advertisement
Shaped like a giant disk, the bodies in the Milky Way move around within it.
After this date, the Earth will begin to pass through the lower portion of the Milky Way galaxy.
Pulled between the sun and the center of the Milky Way galaxy, Earth would be destroyed by its forces.
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Authors will leave the Milky Way and Pegasus galaxies as they found them.Advertisement
Known as the galactic alignment, the Earth is part of a body of stars and planets known as the Milky Way.
Yet this number, although it represents a portentous expenditure of labour, is insignificant compared with the multitude of the stellar throng; nor had any general tendency been discerned to regulate what seemed casual flittings until Professor Kapteyn, in 1904, adverted to the prevalence among all the brighter stars of opposite streamflows towards two " vertices " situated in the Milky Way (see Star).
Why should I feel lonely? is not our planet in the Milky Way?
You would think the women had spread out their linen, said one of the men, gazing with admiration at the Milky Way.
This event is an alignment of the earth, the sun (winter solstice sun) and the center of the Milky Way.Advertisement