Saturday, August 26, 2017

Milky Way Galaxy

By Adrian Vance August 1, 2017

 
 

You go outside on a warm summer night, look to the south and see a tall column of stars. It is the “Milky Way,” our galaxy.  It is the largest structure in space of which we are a part.  Everything is still and quiet.  You feel you are standing still, but you are very much in motion in space and time.  How much?

In the United States Earth we are turning to the east, at about 700 miles per hour, but we are flying around the sun 93 million miles away covering an orbit that is 93 x 2 x 3.14 = 584 million miles in 365.25 days or 548,000,000/365.25 = 1,599,014 miles/day or 66.6 thousand miles/hour, but then you recall reading our solar system is in the Milky Way galaxy and spinning around it much in the way we are flying around the sun.......To Read More....

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