Solar Neigbourhood Stars in the Milky Way galaxy (artist's view).

Artist's impression of the observed group of stars orbiting the Milky Way together with the Sun, as seen by an imaginary observer outside the Galaxy. The orbit of the Sun is shown. For clarity, the stars surrounding the local volume have been removed here.

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About the Image

Id:eso0411b
Type:Artwork
Release date:6 April 2004
Related releases:eso0411
Size:918 x 704 px

About the Object

Name:Galaxy, Stars
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Barred
• X - Galaxies
• X - Illustrations

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