22 July 2010

WISE Maps the Sky

Posted by Ryan Anderson

This infrared view of the Pleiades is a mosaic of a few hundred out of the millions of images taken in the WISE full-sky survey. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA

I have two new articles up at Universe Today! The first is about the WISE infrared survey of the entire sky, which involved approximately a bazillion images, including the lovely view of the Pleiades shown here. You should go check it out.