|Name: ________________________||Given 11/09||ID Number: ________________________|
Sketch the structure of the Milky Way as it appears (a) edge-on to the plane of the disk, and (b) face-on looking down on the disk. Indicate the Sun's position. Label the disk, bulge, and halo and state which population each contains. Include a scale bar indicating the size of the Galaxy.
(a) Edge-on view.
(b) Face-on view.
Joshua E. Barnes
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