Tonight's Sky
Sun
Sun
Moon
Moon
Mercury
Mercury
Venus
Venus
Mars
Mars
Jupiter
Jupiter
Saturn
Saturn

Tonight's Sky — Change location

OR

Searching...

Tonight's Sky — Select location

Tonight's Sky — Enter coordinates

° '
° '

All about the Milky Way

ASYEBOOKMilkyWay_CV
Learn all about the Milky Way - the galaxy we call home - in this free download. We cover all the details of what astronomers already know and what they're still learning about this spiral structure.

In this guide, we explore:
  • How did the Milky Way get its name?
  • What is the Milky Way made of?
  • What is blowing gamma-ray bubbles at the Milky Way's center?
  • What's inside the massive black hole at the center of our galaxy?
  • What data is NASA's NuSTAR telescope collecting?

Start exploring the Milky Way by simply entering your email address below.

Provide your email address for instant access!

By signing up you may also receive newsletters and special offers from Astronomy Magazine. View our privacy policy.
ADVERTISEMENT

FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
exoticobjectspromo

Click here to receive a FREE e-Guide exclusively from Astronomy magazine.

Find us on Facebook