Vatlant Streit

(Reguidit frae Milky Way)
A NASA airtist's eimage o whit the Vatlant Streit wad leuk lik gin seen aff-aixis.

The Vatlant Streit (forbye cawed Watling Strete[1]), whilies referred tae juist as "the Galaxie", is a baured spiral galaxy whilk furms pairt o the Local Group. Altho the Vatlant Streit is but ane o millions o galaxies in the universe, the Galaxie haes speicial significance tae humanity acause hit is oor hame in the solar seestem, whilk is locatit naur the Orion Airm. Democritus (460 BC – 370 BC) wis the first chiel kent tae hae threapit that Vatlant Streit conseests o hyne awa starns.


  1. "Watling Strete" in An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, bi John Jamieson, Volume 2