Posts Tagged "Milky Way"

The new 3D map of the universe

Astronomers at the University of Portsmouth, England, have created the most complete 3D map map of the universe. The map, which covers 95% of the sky, and was submitted to 218esimo congress of the American Astronomical Society, shows all visible structures within 380 million light years from Earth, including about 45 000 galaxies [...]

Amateur photographer captures the Milky Way with 37440 shots

Nick Risinger, an American amateur photographer, was able to reconstruct a complete image of the Milky Way from well 37440 photos that he took during the past month from different parts of the Earth. Risinger traveled from the U.S. to South Africa to realize more than 37 000 photos from which [...]