The Milky Way

After an unimaginable time span of 1,800 million years after the ‘Big Bang’ stars in this area ignite forming the Milky Way, our home galaxy.
It’s somehow comforting to think we have neighbours, perhaps lots of them, in our locality. Our “town” in the Universe is called the Milky Way and as far as we know, there are between 200 and 400 million suns much like ours in town.