The Magellanic Stream Made Visible

over 2 years ago

The Magellanic Stream, which extends almost halfway around the Milky Way, is only detectable at radio wavelengths, and made visible in the wonderful composite image above.

Credit: Science - NASAESAA. Fox, P. Richter et al. 
Image - D. Nidever et al.NRAO/AUI/NSFA. MellingerLAB SurveyParkesWesterbork, and Arecibo Obs.

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