Artist's impression of the Milky Way (updated - annotated)

This detailed annotated artist’s impression shows the structure of the Milky Way, including the location of the spiral arms and other components such as the bulge. This version of the image has been updated to include the most recent mapping of the shape of the central bulge deduced from survey data from ESO’s VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory.

Credit:

NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESO/R. Hurt

About the Image

Id:eso1339e
Language:en-gb
Type:Artwork
Release date:12 September 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1339
Size:5600 x 5600 px

About the Object

Name:Milky Way
Type:• Milky Way
• X - Illustrations

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