Summer 2005, sect. 1,2
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David M. Lind
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Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
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". . . . .Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.
Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primative that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea. . . . ."
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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Milky Way Galaxy
The Local Group