NASA’s Spitzer Sees Milky Way’s Blooming Countryside
Jun 10, 2013
GLIMPSE reveals that even the farther reaches of the Galaxy are making new stars. The press coverage discusses the "New views from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope" which
"show blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy's more barren territories, far from its crowded core." Following the links to the right.
The image above and the images displayed at the NASA/JPL web site are part of the Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire (GLIMPSE 360) project, which is mapping the celestial topography of our galaxy and for which the UW-Madison is the PI institution.