The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

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The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

Post by neufer » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:25 am

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Re: The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

Post by Ann » Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:30 am

Silvery spiral galaxy.
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Re: The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

Post by Fred the Cat » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:03 am

It also contains bridges and spurs! I was looking for wide images of the Perseus arm but I can't think of a good search term :?:

Though it has a number of well-know objects but I was hoping someone had attempted to depict how this dim arm sits in the night sky.
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Re: The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

Post by neufer » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:25 am

Fred the Cat wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:03 am

It also contains bridges and spurs! I was looking for wide images of the Perseus arm but I can't think of a good search term :?:

Though it has a number of well-know objects but I was hoping someone had attempted to depict how this dim arm sits in the night sky.
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Re: The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

Post by Ann » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:04 am

Fred the Cat wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:03 am
It also contains bridges and spurs! I was looking for wide images of the Perseus arm but I can't think of a good search term :?:

Though it has a number of well-know objects but I was hoping someone had attempted to depict how this dim arm sits in the night sky.

I found this picture, but I don't know if it helps.

You may want to check out this page, however. A guy(? - yes, probably) has set himself the task of observing numerous targets in what he claims is the Perseus Arm. You may want to see what objects this guy thinks are in the Perseus Arm.

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Re: The Milky Way : a silver spiral?

Post by Fred the Cat » Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:47 pm

Ann wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:04 am
Fred the Cat wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:03 am
It also contains bridges and spurs! I was looking for wide images of the Perseus arm but I can't think of a good search term :?:

Though it has a number of well-know objects but I was hoping someone had attempted to depict how this dim arm sits in the night sky.
You may want to check out this page, however. A guy(? - yes, probably) has set himself the task of observing numerous targets in what he claims is the Perseus Arm. You may want to see what objects this guy thinks are in the Perseus Arm.

Ann
Yes that link helped. Thanks Ann!
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