Vatlant Streit

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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.

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  1. "Watling Strete" in An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, bi John Jamieson, Volume 2 https://books.google.com/books?id=xOk-AAAAYAAJ&pg=PT98&lpg=PT98&dq=watling+strete&source=bl&ots=42u_hP5jNk&sig=ACfU3U0T6Js9ykpm8hZSKJB1Xrgwk3wYbw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwimms6y253pAhV7l3IEHYZgCZUQ6AEwCHoECAcQAQ#v=onepage&q&f=false