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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ESO

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Id:eso0411b
Type:Ontwerp
Publicatiedatum:6 april 2004
Gerelateerde berichten:eso0411
Grootte:918 x 704 px

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Naam:Galaxy, Stars
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Categorie:Galaxies
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