October 4 – The Milky Way

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Pictured is the Milky Way galaxy. Billions of stars are able to seen.

By: Dylan DaCunha, Reporter

The disk of the Milky Way galaxy is about 100,000 light-years in diameter,  but only about 1000 light-years thick. Our galaxy contains about two hundred billion stars.

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