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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Milky Way galax’

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight Nov 10, Can we see stars

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight Nov 10, Can we see stars outside our Milky Way galaxy?

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org One of you wrote, “Are there any stars outside our own galaxy that we can see with just the eye?” The answer is no – unless you count seeing the combined light of many billions of stars. From the northern hemisphere, the only galaxy outside our Milky Way that is easily visible to the eye is the great galaxy in the constellation Andromeda – also known as M31. It is shown in the image at the top of this post. In ... Full Story

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