NASA Just Released the Most Vivid Panorama of the Milky Way Ever Made

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NASA has released an interactive map of infrared images of the Milky Way. The map is a result of over 2.5 million snapshots taken in over a decade long project:

The map is a result of over 2.5 million snapshots taken in over a decade long project. This is the very first time that the entire database of pictures has been stitched together like a mosaic. This beautifully captures everything; from the crowded core of the Milky Way, to the vast outer edge where other galaxies can be discovered. 

Via High Impact. Check out the panorama here.

 

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