Wise, the first images

Diffuse few days ago the first images obtained by the telescope Wise ( Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer ). The Wise is an infrared telescope, launched December 14, 2009, whose goal is to construct a complete map of the sky in the infrared in order to understand the origin of stars, galaxies and planetary systems. The expected duration of the mission is 10 months.
Among those popular images that portray the Andromeda galaxy (the nearest galaxy to the Milky Way) and the comet Siding Spring.
On the NASA website this page is dedicated to the Wise, another page dedicated to Wise, this , on the site of the University of Berkeley.

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