This mind-blowing photo of the central parts of the Milky Way was obtained with the VISTA survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. The enormous picture showing 84 million stars contains nine billion pixels and measures 108 500 x 81 500 pixels. If printed, it would be approximately 30-feet wide and 23-feet tall. [Read more...]
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