Our Corner* Of The Universe

Every single dot you see with your naked eye in the night sky is a star of our galaxy, the Milky Way. Not just of our galaxy but the local area with the galaxy. 

I used to think, and I've no idea which man in a pub told me this, that every dot you see in the night sky is another galaxy. I wasn't alone as I see it's a common question on Google as well.

Phone astrophotography with a lot of stars

* Not sure how we can have a corner of something that is likely to be infinite, certainly expanding at an ever greater rate, and could even be curved.


Popular articles

Make Your Public Event Calendar Usable To All

NEW: Objects From Iceland And Dr Who

The Difference Between One Million And One Billion

History Comes Alive

NO! The Greatest Story: Space Worm