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Planck First Light Survey - Milky Way detail at 70 GHz

Planck First Light Survey - Milky Way detail at 70 GHz


Date: 17 September 2009
Satellite: Planck
Depicts: The Milky Way at 70 GHz, detail from the First Light Survey
Copyright: ESA, LFI & HFI Consortia (Planck)

The panel above zooms in on a small part of the Planck First Light Survey, in which our own Milky Way shines very brightly. The panel show a 20°×20° map of the emission imaged by Planck's Low-Frequency Instrument at 70 GHz. This is one of a series of 9 images from the Planck First Light Survey, covering the 9 frequencies to which Planck is sensitive, depicting a region where our Milky Way Galaxy shines very brightly.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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