Location of the Galactic centre in the night sky

This chart shows the location of the Milky Way central region in the night sky. It lies in the direction of the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer), and is marked with a red circle in the image. This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1920c
Type:Artwork
Release date:16 December 2019, 17:00
Related releases:eso1920
Size:3338 x 4294 px

About the Object

Name:Sagittarius
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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