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Old 21-01-2020, 09:04 AM
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VISTA gigapixel mosaic of the central parts of the Milky Way

Not sure if this has been posted before. There's a 24GB *.psb file download. Trying to look at the 3.9GB TIFF file for now.

https://www.eso.org/public/australia/images/eso1242a/

PS: Zoomable 9GB here.
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Thanks for sharing Marc. I had a good view and zoom through the image. It's incredible on how it just continues to reveal more and more detail. Here is a related page that describes the project and processing...
https://us2.campaign-archive.com/?u=...&id=2a92758128

I was also very interested to see that it was an all Infrared image made up of 3 layers something around (1.25, 1.65 and 2.15 Ám) with as you'd image thousands of images covering the stated 30 x 20 degree field taken with this guy...
https://www.eso.org/public/teles-ins...escopes/vista/

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