Milky Way gamma ray lobes

An excerpt from the Planetarium Show "The Hot and Energetic Universe".

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope reveals gigantic lobes in our galaxy. Each lobe is 25,000 light-years tall and possibly only a few million years old. Within the bubbles, extremely energetic electrons are interacting with lower-energy light to create gamma rays.

Credit:

Th. Matsopoulos, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Id:milkyway-gamma-ray-lobes-HEU
Release date:6 April 2017, 13:26
Duration:39 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Type:Milky Way
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