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[[Conyth]]}}The '''Milky Way''' is the capital galaxy of the [[Confederacy of Borealis|CoB]] and [[Federations of United Star Systems|FUSS]]. It has hundreds of species living in it such as [[Humans]], [[Delvans]], [[Sartins]], and many others.
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[[Conyth]]}}The '''Milky Way''' Galaxy is a barred spiral galaxy located in the [[Local Group]] galactic neighborhood and is the second largest member of it. It is often referred to as the: ''"Galaxy of Origins."'' It is the home of three hundred and fifty billion stars, hundreds of billions of worlds, and countless lifeforms. It serves as the capital galaxy of the [[Confederacy of Borealis|CoB]] and [[Federations of United Star Systems|FUSS]]. It has hundreds of species living in it such as [[Humans]], [[Delvans]], [[Sartins]], and many others.
   
 
== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
The '''Milky Way''', known by many other names by the various indigenous species, is an SBc class galaxy. The Milky part of its name is derived from its appearance as a dim glowing band arching across the night sky. The term "Milky Way" is a translation of the Latin ''via lactea'', from the Greek ''γαλαξίας κύκλος'' (galaxías kýklos, "milky circle"). The name "Via Lactea" its still used by speakers of Romance languages to call the Milky Way, being an alternative name for this Galaxy even today.
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The Milky Way Galaxy is a galaxy that has had a profound affect on the wider universe outside of its borders, as it served as the galaxy of origin for many civilizations that would colonize thousands of galaxies, trillions of worlds, and comprise millions of intelligent species. There doesn't seem to be an exact reason for this, but thanks to this anomalous trait of its history, it is known by species that came from it as the: ''"Galaxy of Origins."''
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Many of the largest players in the local universe have come from the Milky Way, including [[Humans]] and thousands of other intelligent species that have colonized many worlds and galaxies. Despite this however, no one unified government holds control over the whole of the galaxy. Instead, hundreds of separate nations of various sizes hold control over their own respective regions, though most of these aforementioned nations are members of the [[Confederacy of Borealis]] superpower.
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Another famous aspect of the galaxy is the sheer abundance of satellite galaxies in orbit around it, with a total of fifty-six smaller galaxies in orbit around it, each with their own respective worlds and species.
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The '''Milky Way''', known by many other names by the various indigenous species, is an SBc class galaxy. The Milky part of its name is derived from its appearance as a dim glowing band arching across the night sky. The term "Milky Way" is a translation of the Latin ''via lactea'', from the Greek ''γαλαξίας κύκλος'' (galaxías kýklos, "milky circle"). The name "Via Lactea" its still used by speakers of Romance languages to call the Milky Way, being an alternative name for this Galaxy even today. However the most common meaning of names given to it refer to it appearing as if liquid had been poured across the sky, hence why names like'': "Milky Way"'' have remained in many popular cultures.
   
 
The diameter of the Milky Way from end to end is roughly 126,000 light years. The Milky Way contains over 400 Billion stars, the majority of which have planetary systems. The Sol System is located within the Milky Way disk, about 27,000 light-years from the Galactic Center, on the inner edge of one of the spiral-shaped concentrations of gas and dust called the Orion Arm. At the center of the Milky Way there exists a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A.
 
The diameter of the Milky Way from end to end is roughly 126,000 light years. The Milky Way contains over 400 Billion stars, the majority of which have planetary systems. The Sol System is located within the Milky Way disk, about 27,000 light-years from the Galactic Center, on the inner edge of one of the spiral-shaped concentrations of gas and dust called the Orion Arm. At the center of the Milky Way there exists a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A.
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== Galactic Geography ==
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The Milky Way Galaxy is made up of level regions. They are as followed:
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* 1: Galactic Center
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* 2: Galctic Bar
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* 3: Long Bar
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* 4: Near 3kpc Arm[[File:Milky Way map.jpg|thumb|265x265px|Map of the Milky Way's galactic regions. ]]
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* 5: Far 3kpc Arm.
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* 6: Saggittarius Arm
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* 7: Norma Arm
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* 8: Sactum-Centarus Arm
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* 9: Orion Spur
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* 10: Perseus Arm
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* 11: Outer Arm
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* 12: Great Galactic Cloud
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== Satellite Galaxies ==
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The Milky Way has fifty-seven satellite galaxies in orbit around it. They are as followed:
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* 1: [[Sag dSph|Sag Dsph]]
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* 1: [[Large Magellanic Cloud]]
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* 2: [[Small Magellanic Cloud]]
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* 3: Canes Venatici
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* 4: Canis Major Dwarf
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* 5: Boötes III 1.0
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* 6: Sculptor Dwarf
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* 7: Draco Dwarf
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* 8: Hercules
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* 9: Leo II
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* 10: Fornax Dwarf
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* 11: Eridanus II
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* 12: Sextans Dwarf Spheroidal
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* 13: Carina Dwarf Spheroidal
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* 14: Leo I
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* 15: Ursa Minor Dwarf
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* 16: Leo T
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* 17: Aquarius II
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* 18: Boötes I
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* 19: Canes Venatici
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* 20: Leo IV
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* 21: Tucana IV
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* 22: Columba I
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* 23: Ursa Major II
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* 24: Grus II
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* 25: Cetus III
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* 26: Coma Berenices
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* 27: Hydra II
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* 28: Reticulum III
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* 29: Pisces II
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* 30: Pegasus III
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* 31: Hydrus I
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* 32: Boötes II
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* 33: Tucana III
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* 34: Virgo
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* 35: Horologium II
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* 36: Sagittarius II
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* 37: Leo V
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* 38: Triangulum II
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* 39: [[Segue 2]]
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* 40: Segue 1
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* 41: Draco II
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* 42: Tucana V
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* 43: Cetus II
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* 44: Reticulum II
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* 45: Tucana II
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* 46: Pisces I
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* 47: DES
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* 48: Eridanus III
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* 49: Horologium I
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* 50: Kim 2/Indus I
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* 51: Phoenix II
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* 52: Ursa Major I Dwarf
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* 53: Pictoris
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* 54: Grus I
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* 55: Carina II (dwarf galaxy)
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* 56: Carina III (dwarf galaxy)
   
 
== List of Known Intelligent Species (Not complete) ==
 
== List of Known Intelligent Species (Not complete) ==

Revision as of 06:09, August 3, 2020

The Milky Way Galaxy is a barred spiral galaxy located in the Local Group galactic neighborhood and is the second largest member of it. It is often referred to as the: "Galaxy of Origins." It is the home of three hundred and fifty billion stars, hundreds of billions of worlds, and countless lifeforms. It serves as the capital galaxy of the CoB and FUSS. It has hundreds of species living in it such as Humans, Delvans, Sartins, and many others.

Overview

The Milky Way Galaxy is a galaxy that has had a profound affect on the wider universe outside of its borders, as it served as the galaxy of origin for many civilizations that would colonize thousands of galaxies, trillions of worlds, and comprise millions of intelligent species. There doesn't seem to be an exact reason for this, but thanks to this anomalous trait of its history, it is known by species that came from it as the: "Galaxy of Origins."

Many of the largest players in the local universe have come from the Milky Way, including Humans and thousands of other intelligent species that have colonized many worlds and galaxies. Despite this however, no one unified government holds control over the whole of the galaxy. Instead, hundreds of separate nations of various sizes hold control over their own respective regions, though most of these aforementioned nations are members of the Confederacy of Borealis superpower.

Another famous aspect of the galaxy is the sheer abundance of satellite galaxies in orbit around it, with a total of fifty-six smaller galaxies in orbit around it, each with their own respective worlds and species.

The Milky Way, known by many other names by the various indigenous species, is an SBc class galaxy. The Milky part of its name is derived from its appearance as a dim glowing band arching across the night sky. The term "Milky Way" is a translation of the Latin via lactea, from the Greek γαλαξίας κύκλος (galaxías kýklos, "milky circle"). The name "Via Lactea" its still used by speakers of Romance languages to call the Milky Way, being an alternative name for this Galaxy even today. However the most common meaning of names given to it refer to it appearing as if liquid had been poured across the sky, hence why names like: "Milky Way" have remained in many popular cultures.

The diameter of the Milky Way from end to end is roughly 126,000 light years. The Milky Way contains over 400 Billion stars, the majority of which have planetary systems. The Sol System is located within the Milky Way disk, about 27,000 light-years from the Galactic Center, on the inner edge of one of the spiral-shaped concentrations of gas and dust called the Orion Arm. At the center of the Milky Way there exists a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A.

Galactic Geography

The Milky Way Galaxy is made up of level regions. They are as followed:

  • 1: Galactic Center
  • 2: Galctic Bar
  • 3: Long Bar
  • 4: Near 3kpc Arm
    Milky Way map

    Map of the Milky Way's galactic regions.

  • 5: Far 3kpc Arm.
  • 6: Saggittarius Arm
  • 7: Norma Arm
  • 8: Sactum-Centarus Arm
  • 9: Orion Spur
  • 10: Perseus Arm
  • 11: Outer Arm
  • 12: Great Galactic Cloud

Satellite Galaxies

The Milky Way has fifty-seven satellite galaxies in orbit around it. They are as followed:

  • 3: Canes Venatici
  • 4: Canis Major Dwarf
  • 5: Boötes III 1.0
  • 6: Sculptor Dwarf
  • 7: Draco Dwarf
  • 8: Hercules
  • 9: Leo II
  • 10: Fornax Dwarf
  • 11: Eridanus II
  • 12: Sextans Dwarf Spheroidal
  • 13: Carina Dwarf Spheroidal
  • 14: Leo I
  • 15: Ursa Minor Dwarf
  • 16: Leo T
  • 17: Aquarius II
  • 18: Boötes I
  • 19: Canes Venatici
  • 20: Leo IV
  • 21: Tucana IV
  • 22: Columba I
  • 23: Ursa Major II
  • 24: Grus II
  • 25: Cetus III
  • 26: Coma Berenices
  • 27: Hydra II
  • 28: Reticulum III
  • 29: Pisces II
  • 30: Pegasus III
  • 31: Hydrus I
  • 32: Boötes II
  • 33: Tucana III
  • 34: Virgo
  • 35: Horologium II
  • 36: Sagittarius II
  • 37: Leo V
  • 38: Triangulum II
  • 40: Segue 1
  • 41: Draco II
  • 42: Tucana V
  • 43: Cetus II
  • 44: Reticulum II
  • 45: Tucana II
  • 46: Pisces I
  • 47: DES
  • 48: Eridanus III
  • 49: Horologium I
  • 50: Kim 2/Indus I
  • 51: Phoenix II
  • 52: Ursa Major I Dwarf
  • 53: Pictoris
  • 54: Grus I
  • 55: Carina II (dwarf galaxy)
  • 56: Carina III (dwarf galaxy)

List of Known Intelligent Species (Not complete)

Extinct Species

  • Anera of (Unknown) (Fully evolved on 1,500,000,000 BCE)

Thriving Species

Scr00205

Darker quality image of Sagittarius A, taken by the Sagittarius probe.

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