Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Uno, Doce, Tres . . .

Scientists have cataloged over 84 million stars in our Galaxy, the Milky Way. Using the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy they created a 9 gigapixel snapshot of the guts of our Galaxy. They found over 173 million objects, of which 84 million were determined to be stars.


And into those Darkling Skies Voyager continues his lonesome trek . . . .


1 comment:

Paul Thornton said...

This kind of stuff still sends shivers down my spine...