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Milky Way’s Most Distant Stars Might Be Ripped from Sagittarius Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy / SciNews 1/12/17 Stellar streams around the Milky Way Galaxy: NASA / JPL-Caltech / R. Hurt, SSC & Caltech.

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How to Photograph the Milky Way: Free Tutorials and Tools on lonelyspeck.com #astrophotography #milkyway #tutorials

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Sequia National Park Giant Sequoia and the Milky Way - Sequoia National Park, California - Justin Kern This image seems timeless. It could have been photographed last night or hundreds of millions of years ago (if cameras were available then). Ironicall

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The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is one of the Milky Way's closest galactic neighbors. Even though it is a small, or so-called dwarf galaxy, the SMC is so bright that it is visible to the unaided eye from the Southern Hemisphere and near the equator. Many navigators, including Ferdinand Magellan who lends his name to the SMC, used it to help find their way across the oceans.

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Bright Spiral Galaxy M81 One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size to our Milky Way Galaxy: big, beautiful M81. Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope; Processing & Copyright: Roberto Colombari & Robert Gendler

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Photographer Adam Woodworth captured this jaw-dropping view of the Milky Way over Raven's Nest cliff in Maine's Acadia National Park.

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