GigagalaxyZoom Phase 2

The two first images of ESO’s GigaGalaxy Zoom project combined to show a whole view of the Milky Way as could be seen with the unaided eye, and a more central region observed with an amateur telescope.

Credit:

ESO/S. Brunier/S. Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard)

About the Image

Id:eso0934c
Type:Observation
Release date:21 September 2009
Related releases:eso0934
Size:4330 x 4700 px

About the Object

Name:Galactic Centre
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• Milky Way : Galaxy
• Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
• X - Galaxies
Distance:25000

Image Formats

Large JPEG
9.3 MB
Screensize JPEG
414.1 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
327.4 KB
1280x1024
561.4 KB
1600x1200
860.3 KB
1920x1200
1.1 MB
2048x1536
1.5 MB

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Other
Optical
V
Other
Optical
R
Other

Notes: Exposure information refers to the bottom of the two images.

 

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