Thursday, 21 November 2013

Virtual guide to our Galaxy

Guide to our Galaxy

Starting from the centre this virtual journey shows the different components that make up our home galaxy, the Milky Way, which contains about a hundred billion stars.
It starts at the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way and with the stars that orbit around it, before zooming out through the central Galactic Bulge, which hosts about ten billion stars.

Its produced by the NSA. Great visualisation though to avoid permanent brain damage the funky soundtrack is best muted.



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