Al Stahler: Looking out, looking back

Stellar nursery, seen by the Hubble Space Telescope (left); The Webb Scope (right) cuts through the dust.

Once the sky grows dark, the Milky Way glows high in the west. That glow marks a special region of our galaxy.

Our Milky Way galaxy – named for the glow – is a spinning disk of stars. Looking toward the constellation Orion, we’re looking outward, toward the edge of the disk, where stars are sparse.

Al Stahler: Solstice

Al Stahler