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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #41758: Universe
There are billions of galaxies in the Universe. A galaxy is a large collection of stars.
It also contains gas and dust. Many galaxies continue to form new generations of stars.
There are three kinds of galaxies: spiral, elliptical
and irregular (which doesn't really have a shape)
Spiral galaxies look like giant pinwheels in the sky.
Our Solar System is located in the Milky Way Galaxy.
It 's a spiral galaxy like this one. It has spiral arms and a bright central part.
The ancient Greek astronomers thought that The Milky Way looked like a river of milk running through the sky.
Galaxy comes from the Greek word for milk.
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