Picture captures a billion stars...with zoom

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Picture captures a billion stars...with zoom

Postby Jordan on April 21st, 2012, 2:56 pm 

J.Amos, BBC News wrote:Scientists have produced a colossal picture of our Milky Way Galaxy, to reveal the detail of a billion stars. It is built from thousands of individual images acquired by two UK-developed telescopes operating in Hawaii and in Chile.

"There are about one billion stars in there - this is more than has been in any other image produced by surveys," said Dr Nick Cross from the University of Edinburgh.


VVV+GPS Disk Bulge & Mosaic

Just wait 'till you zoom for the first time...

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Re: Picture captures a billion stars...with zoom

Postby weakmagneto on April 21st, 2012, 5:44 pm 

Just so you know, I AM the reason Waldo is hiding! jk lol Wow! That was awesome Jordan! Thanks! :)
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