Microwave map of the Milky Way

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

This expansive microwave map is based on 1 year's worth of data taken by the Planck spacecraft. The bright stripe of gas and dust clouds along the galactic plane are hundreds or thousands of light-years away, while the reddish mottled regions represent the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). The light from the CMB has travelled from 13.7 billion light-years away, a relic of the Big Bang.

Credit:

Th. Matsopoulos, NASA/IRAS, ESA Planck

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Id:microvave-milkyway-HEU
Publicatiedatum:6 april 2017 13:24
Duur:46 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Naam:Milky Way, Universe
Type:Milky Way : Cosmology : Morphology : Cosmic Background
Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Cosmic Background
Categorie:Fulldome

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