Tag : astronomy
title : Milky Way's Details Revealed in New, High-Resolution Map of Galaxy
summary : A spectacular, new view of the Milky Way was released by scientists Wednesday (Feb. 24), after an APEX (Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment) telescope in Chile mapped the full area of the Galactic Plane visible from the southern hemisphere for the first time at submillimeter wavelengths, which is between infrared light and radio waves. Images show the distribution of the cold dense gas along the plane of the Milky Way.
date : Feb 24, 2016 12:31 PM EST