December - The Milky Way
By using a zooming technique on an image of the Milky Way, this image makes it appear as if the viewer is speeding towards the centre of our galaxy.
This hazy band is the Galactic center of the Milky Way. The light from an accumulation of unresolved stars shines out from behind interstellar dust. Scientists believe that at the very centre of our galaxy sits a supermassive black hole of 4 million solar masses, known as Sagittarius A*.Credit:
A. Ghizzi Panizza/ESO