HIDING BEHIND DUST in the direction of the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius is the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy, over 25,000 light years away. The infrared vision of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency’s Herschel Space Observatory sees through the dust showing us this strange and tumultuous region.
Adapted from information issued by NASA / JPL-Caltech / ESA.
Get SpaceInfo.com.au daily updates by RSS or email! Click the RSS Feed link at the top right-hand corner of this page, and then save the RSS Feed page to your bookmarks. Or, enter your email address (privacy assured) and we’ll send you daily updates. Or follow us on Twitter, @spaceinfo_oz
Like this story? Please share or recommend it…