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Astronomers Construct 3D Image of Milky Way Galaxy

A 3D map of the inner regions of the Milky Way Galaxy has been constructed by two groups of researchers, and is presented in an "artist's impression" in the video below. 

The most striking thing you will notice is the peanut shape of the central bulge of the galaxy, as viewed from a different perspective than we get from Earth. 

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Credit: ESO/NASA/JPL-Caltech/M. Kornmesser/R. Hurt

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