Journey to the Centre of the Milky Way

Journey to the Centre of the Milky Way

JCMW 450

Journey to the Centre of the Milky Way

What lies at the heart of our galaxy? 

Embark on a journey to the centre of the Milky Way and in seven minutes travel faster than light, from the driest place on Earth (the Atacama Desert in Chile) right to the centre of our own galaxy, where a black hole is consuming everything that strays into its path.

84 million stars will appear in front of your eyes, each hiding mysteries waiting to be solved. Are there planets around them, perhaps with moons? Do they have water? Could they harbour life?

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Show type

Astronomy
Duration: 7 min
Upper KS2 - KS5  /  Families  /  Adults