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6 Random Facts about the Milky Way Galaxy

The Milky Way Galaxy

Most of us know that we live in a galaxy known as the Milky Way. However, not many of us really know very much about our own galaxy. Here are 6 interesting and random facts about the Milky Way Galaxy that will help expand your knowledge about it.
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Our Solar System is in a Boring Part of the Milky Way Galaxy!

Earth's Location in the Milky Way Galaxy

Earth's Location in the Milky Way Galaxy

I know you’ve all been thinking it!  The Solar System is in a really boring part of the Milky Way Galaxy.  We are marooned out here in one of the remote (some may say back water) areas of the Orion Spiral Arm about 20 degrees above the galactic plane and about 28,000 light years from the center of the galaxy.

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