The Sky at Night

Guide to the Galaxy

Guide to the Galaxy

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Summary

Chris Lintott and Maggie Aderin-Pocock are joined by American astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson, who presents a guide to the most detailed three-dimensional map of the galaxy ever made. The research that has gone into the chart has revealed a much larger quantity of stars than was previously known, including several with very strange qualities. Plus, a look at how the Milky Way may already be colliding with another galaxy.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Chris Lintott
Presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Contributor Neil deGrasse Tyson
Executive Producer Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer Michael Lachmann
Science