Amazing photos and quotes about the Milky Way

"Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious."


Stephen Hawking

Milky Way and Crater Lake
The Summer Milky Way in the northern hemisphere rises above the Crater Lake in Oregon, Unites States. Bright star Deneb and constellation Cygnus is visible on the far left. The next bright star is Altair near the middle. At the right end the bright region of the Milky Way central bulge, hosted by the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius, is prominent.

The Milky Way and a Shooting Star, Bathurst Australia
The Milky Way and a Shooting Star, Bathurst Australia
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Milky Way over mountains
"In less than a hundred years, we have found a new way to think of ourselves. From sitting at the center of the universe, we now find ourselves orbiting an average-sized sun, which is just one of millions of stars in our own Milky Way galaxy."

Milky Way from the Road
"We are 'nuclear waste' from the fuel that makes stars shine; indeed, each of us contains atoms whose provenance can be traced back to thousands of different stars spread through our Milky Way."

Galaxy Milky Way Stars Desert Night Rocks Stones
"Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars."

night, sky, stars, the Milky Way
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."

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"The stars that have most glory have no rest."