There are many galaxies like it, but this one is ours; the Milky Way Galaxy, home of the Terran Solar System, is one of several galaxies in the known universe. Sites in this category deal with the observation, character, and composition of the Milky Way.
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APOD: Milky Way
NASA's "Astronomy Picture of the Day" index to Milky Way images.
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik - Galactic Center Research
The research team, observations, results, publications, image gallery, and related links.
The Milky Way
A short definition of the Milky Way's components and composition.
Provides images of our galaxy taken at different wavelengths, and discusses how the mapping of variable stars, neutral hydrogen radio maps and star clusters gives us a view of the shape of the galaxy.
The Milky Way Galaxy
Illustrated and technical overview of the structure and composition.
The Milky Way Galaxy: Our Home
A brief illustrated definition of the Milky Way.
Multiwavelength Milky Way
Technical overview of various frequency scans of the galaxy, with images and data files, from NASA's Astrophysics Data Facility.
What is the Milky Way Called in Different Languages?
A list of the names given to the Milky Way in various languages.
Scientific American: Our Growing, Breathing Galaxy
Detailed historical information and new discoveries about our galaxy. (January 01, 2004)
Last update:February 9, 2014 at 15:15:05 UTC