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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VISTA finds 96 star clusters hidden behind dust


Related images(click to enlarge) This result comes just one year after the start of the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea programme (VVV) [1], one of the six public surveys on the new telescope. The…

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