Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

Read this article and answer the questions that follow.

Text-Dependent Questions

  • What type of galaxy is the Milky Way and how big is it?
  • According to the article, how is the Milky Way moving through space?
  • What is the Milky Way made of?
  • What evidence does the article give that the Andromeda Galaxy has collided with other galaxies in the past?
  • How do we know the Milky Way is only one of many galaxies and when was this discovered?