Artist's impression of the Milky Way

This detailed 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

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Id:eso1339g
Type:Ontwerp
Publicatiedatum:12 september 2013 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1339
Grootte:5600 x 5600 px

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Type:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Bulge
Categorie:Illustrations

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