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.


Th. Matsopoulos, NASA/IRAS, ESA Planck

Über das Video

Veröffentlichungsdatum:6. April 2017 13:24
Dauer:40 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Über das Objekt

Name:Milky Way, Universe
Typ:Milky Way : Cosmology : Morphology : Cosmic Background
Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Cosmic Background


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