Identify the shape and size of the Milky Way and where our solar system is located in the Milky Way.
See the up-to-date location of the Sun in the Milky Way, according to the latest scientifically accepted galactic structure.
Our home, the Milky Way galaxy, is only one of the many billions of galaxies in our universe. Learn more about galaxies in this video.
Reviews characteristics of the Milky Way and the location of our solar system within the galaxy.
Billions of years from now the Milky Way will collide with its nearest neighbor, the spiral galaxy Andromeda. Together they will form one galaxy, Milkdromeda.