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A CD with a marble in its center is a good model for the structure of the Milky Way Galaxy. Note that this model is stuck to a stand and viewed at two different angles: mostly face-on (top) and edge-on (bottom). (Image credit: Bryan Mendez, UC Berkeley)
A CD with a marble in its center is a good model for the structure of the Milky Way Galaxy. Note that this model is stuck to a stand and viewed at two different angles: mostly face-on (top) and edge-on (bottom). (Image credit: Bryan Mendez, UC Berkeley)