The galaxy in which the Earth resides is the Milky Way. It is named that way because of its “milky” band appearance.

Deep inside the Milky Way

Milky Way Constellations

Milky Way

Milky Way Concept

Milky Way Composite Color Infrared

Milky Way Infrared

Milky Way's Dusty Space

From NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer