Europe observatory captures images of entire Milky Way

You can view the photos at

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An observatory in Europe captured these images of the entire Milky Way galaxy. Pictures were gathered by the Apex telescope in Chile.

The image shows a light at sub-millimeter wavelengths — between infrared and radio waves. This allows it to create a shot of the full galactic area — as seen from the Earth’s southern hemisphere.

Astronomers say it’s the sharpest map of the Milky Way to date. You can view the photos at

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