Title: “Distant Planet’s Surface Burns after a Supernovae”.
Creation Date: 6 December 2019
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
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The Galaxy: Milky Way.
Series: “A View from the Edge of the Milky Way Galaxy.” (2018 – 2019)
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Imagine a planet far enough away from a Supernovae that it is not ripped apart, but it is in the exact right (wrong) location in space, to be fried by the heat produced by the Supernovae. If that is possible, then this is my interpretation of that violent cosmic scene, as seen from outer space looking down on the planet’s surface.
“The term Milky Way is a translation of the Latin via lactea, from the Greek γαλαξίας κύκλος (galaxías kýklos, “milky circle”). From Earth, the Milky Way appears as a band because its disk-shaped structure is viewed from within. Galileo Galilei first resolved the band of light into individual stars with his telescope in 1610. Until the early 1920s, most astronomers thought that the Milky Way contained all the stars in the Universe….The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy with a diameter between 150,000 and 200,000 light-years (ly). It is estimated to contain 100–400 billion stars. There are probably at least 100 billion planets in the Milky Way. The Solar System is located within the disk, 26,490 (± 100) light-years from the Galactic Center, on the inner edge of the Orion Arm, one of the spiral-shaped concentrations of gas and dust. The stars in the innermost 10,000 light-years form a bulge and one or more bars that radiate from the bulge. The galactic center is an intense radio source known as Sagittarius A*, likely a supermassive black hole of 4.100 (± 0.034) million solar masses.”
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