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The Milky Way Map

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This computer-generated image of the Milky Way shows the entire galaxy in one perspective of a 3-D model. The model incorporates the positions of hundreds of thousands of stars and nebulae within the galaxy, shows Earth's location, and includes additional photographs, descriptions and locations of fascinating phenomena throughout the Milky Way.

20" x 31"

National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartography. For 120 years the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. A vast database allows National Geographic to combine the latest data gained by space-age technology with innovative digital mapping techniques to create state-of-the-art political, physical, and thematic maps. The Society's meticulous research and attention to detail have established a standard of achievement that is unparalleled.

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The Milky Way Map 
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

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      • Learning reinforcement (4)
      • Conference or presentation (3)

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      5.0

      I would buy this product again!

      By Jane the caretaker

      from Minneapolis, Minnesota

      About Me Grandmother

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Good Value
      • Promotes participation
      • Reliable Information

      Cons

      • The Mailing Tubes

      Best Uses

      • Conference or Presentation
      • Face-to-Face Classroom
      • Learning reinforcement
      • Skill Enhancement

      Comments about The Milky Way Map :

      This is a great tool for teaching children about our galaxy and getting them excited about our universe!

       
      5.0

      Our place in the Milky Way!!

      By Jack

      from North Wales, PA

      About Me Educator

      Verified Buyer

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          • Conference or Presentation
          • Learning reinforcement
          • Meetings

          Comments about The Milky Way Map :

          When NG first published this map of the Milky Way, I put this up in my office on the bulletin board for all to see. Over time and moves, the map disappeared. When I saw that it had been printed larger, I had to have it.
          The fact that it points out where we are in such a complex universe is enthralling. This diagramatic map expands the mind to such broad vistas of thought.Such a visual aid helps one to realize how small we really are and how wonderful the universe is.

          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Wonderful visualization

          By Rick

          from Virginia Beach, VA

          About Me College/university

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Reliable Information
          • Well-made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Conference or Presentation
            • Learning reinforcement

            Comments about The Milky Way Map :

            This is a wonderful presentation of our current understanding of the Milky Way. It contains both the overall view, as well as the local solar neighborhood (although not a view of the Solar System, since that is vanishingly miniscule on this scale, and would be misleading to include).

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Amazing

            By World of knowledge

            from Sonoma, California

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            • Easy to Use
            • Innovative

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              • Learning reinforcement

              Comments about The Milky Way Map :

              When I first saw this map I was truly awestruck at how our small solar system fits into the Milky Way. Something I think everyone should see to understand where we are in the universe!

              (2 of 50 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              WHY?

              By Use your brain for a change!

              from Canada

              About Me College/university

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                • Difficult to Understand
                • Difficult to Use
                • Not for a gen audience
                • This review format sucks
                • Visually Unpleasing

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                  Comments about The Milky Way Map :

                  Who made this map? Fire them! This map is not made for the general public! We need to see our entire solar system and all the planets in it to be able to relate to it. (even if its only a small blown up portion in the top corner with a tag). Do this and you will sell more maps and even a wallpaper map for an entire wall. Send me your marketing directors paycheque for the month for having to do his job for him!

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