How the Milky Way and the constellation Centaurus are similar? How are they different?
The Milky Way and the constellation Centaurus are similar in there shape. The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy that has wispy arms that fan out from the bulging bright center. The Centaurus constellation is an arm of the Milky Way galaxy. This constellation appears to have arms and legs and has a bright star in the center.
They are different in that Centaurus is a constellation of stars in the Milky Way and it a small portion of the Milky Way. The Milky way is a large galaxy that is a hugh system of stars, dust, and gases held together by gravity.