Fascinating Facts and Figures About the Milky Way Galaxy

All Time 10s has a list of “10 Incredible Facts About the Galaxy,” including its rough size, the amount of stars it contains and the black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way.

Our galaxy is about 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 km across — or 100,000 light years. If the sun was a speck of dust, the Milk Way would be the size of the United States.

Past lists from the YouTube channel include “10 Things That Will Kill You in Under an Hour” and “10 Things That Could Wipe Out Life on Earth.”

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