A Milky Way Band: John P. Gleason, Celestial Images APOD Most bright stars in our Milky Way Galaxy reside in a disk. Since our Sun also resides in this disk, these stars appear to us as a diffuse band that circles the sky.
Giant A photogenic mosaic of bright southern Milky Way, which has one of the most enigmatic and exotic stars known. Eta Carinae, is the centerpiece and ionizing star Eta Carinae large HII region. The molecular cloud is about 260 light
This NASA image shows bright stars, shining through what looks like a haze in the night sky, part of a young stellar grouping in one of the largest known star formation regions of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.