Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Galactic Center

...a virtual looking glass into the galatic center from Earths point of view -

Link - http://www.astrosurf.com/sguisard/Pagim/GC.html

details>>>> "This image is a 1 billion pixel RVB mosaic of the galactic center region (340 millions pixels in each R,V and B color). It shows the region spanning from Sagittarius (with the Milky Way center and M8/M20 area on the left) to Scorpius (with colorful Antares and Rho Ophiuchus region on the right) and cat paw nebula (red nebula at the bottom). This mosaic was assembled from 52 different sky fields made from 1200 individual images and 200 hours total exposure time, final image size is 24000x14000 pixels."

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