The Inside of the Milky Way Galaxy in 3-D


Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics have produced the first detailed three-dimensional map of the stars that form the inner regions of our Milky Way, using publicly available VVV survey data from…

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Winner, Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011: Jupiter in all its glory – picture


At a star-studded event on Thursday night at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, the winner of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 was announced

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