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Random Moment of Woah!


Perkil8r
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I was lurking around on Facebook and saw a link to this image:


 


Galactic_Cntr_full_cropped.jpg


 


Link to full res here: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Galactic_Cntr_full_cropped.jpg


 


I presume from the title it might be an image of the centre of our Galaxy. Just look at the number of stars!


 


Source: Atlas Image [or Atlas Image mosaic] obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation. http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/2mass/gallery/showcase/galcen/index.html


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