A person only sees about 0.0000025% of all the stars in the Milky Way (about 400 billion) when looking up from Earth with the naked eye.
The Milky Way is named "The Silver River" in China.
It was called the "Milky Road" in Roman times.
It was dubbed the "Milky Circle" by the Greeks.
The Milky Way is about 13.6 billion years old.
The shape and size of the Milky Way was discovered by Edwin Hubble.
A person can only see about 2,500 stars when looking up from Earth with the naked eye.
Scientists believe that the Milky Way is engulfing the smaller Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy.
The Milky Way has already taken over many small galaxies.
The Milky Way galaxy and Andromeda galaxy are set to collide in 2 billion years. The collision itself will last about 5.5 billion years.
Technically, no pictures of the entire Milky Way exist because we are inside it. But since our solar system is located near the edge, we can see quite a bit of it.