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How many solar systems fit in the Milky Way galaxy?

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A "solar system" is what we call a star and everything gravitationally bound to that star.

Estimates of the number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy range from 100 billion to 400 billion,
and it's thought that the formation of planets is a rather common occurrence during the formation
of stars. So there is definitely enough room for 400 billion solar systems in the galaxy, and it's
likely that nearly that many actually exist.

And that's just in this one galaxy.
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Which one is bigger the solar system or the milky way galaxy?

  The solar system is in the Milky Way, the Milky Way is composed of about 150 Billion to 200 billion star sytems. The solar system is a very small part of the Milky way G

Is the Milky Way in your solar system?

No, the Milky Way is not in the solar system. It's actually the other way 'round; our solar system revolves around one star of the estimated 200 to 400 billion stars in the Mi

What is Milky Way and solar system?

The solar system is our immediate neighborhood of planets, moons and other objects like comets. The solar system includes our star (the sun) and everything that orbits it. All

Is there another solar system in Milky Way?

  Yes - If we define a 'solar system' as a star ('sun') with its associated planets and other objects in orbit around it.   The Milky Way (our galaxy) consists of thous

Where in the milky way galaxy can your solar system be found?

It is within the Orion-Cygnus Arm, a spur towrds the outer edge of the galaxy. The solar system (and Earth) is located close to the inner rim in the Local Bubble, about half-w

How many suns does the milky way galaxy have?

Somewhere between 200 and 400 billion, depending upon how you define "sun." If you define it as a star, then see above. If you omit neutron stars and various dwarf stars or pr

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Where is the solar system located in the Milky Way?

The Milky Way galaxy is a spiral shaped disk about 100,000 light year in diameter and between 650 and 1,300 light years thick. It contains around 200 -> 400 billion stars.

Are there galaxies in the Milky Way galaxy?

No, the Milky Way does not contain "other" galaxies. The Milky Way is a galaxy unto itself. It has two small, irregular "sattelite" galaxies associated with it called the Larg

Where is our solar system in the Milky Way galaxy?

Our solar system is located inside the Milky Way galaxy about midway between the galaxy's edge and its center. our solar system is in one of the spiral arms of our galaxy. Th

Has anyone discovered any other solar systems or galaxies apart from the Milky Way?

  Solar systems other than ours are being discovered - that is, we now know there are stars with planets in orbit about them, and some of the planets are small (i.e. not a

How wide is the milky way galaxy universe solar system?

Milky Way: About 100,000 light-years in diameter Universe: Unknown, but the observable Universe has a diameter of about 92 billion light-years. Solar System: There are diff