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.
About the Image
|Release date:||6 April 2004|
|Size:||918 x 704 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster|
• Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Barred
• X - Galaxies
• X - Illustrations