# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Gould's Belt"

Gould's Belt [Astro*Index]

The section of the spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy in which the Sun is situated. The diameter of this system is about 1000 parsecs, and it contains about 108 stars.

See also:
♦ Milky Way ♦ Stars ♦ Parsec


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