Planck First Light Survey - Milky Way detail at 217 GHz
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 High-Frequency Instrument at 217 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