COBE's Infrared View of the Universe: Zodiacal Light Removed

COBE's Infrared View of the Universe: Zodiacal Light Removed

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News release ID: STScI-1998-01
Release Date: Jan 9, 1998
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This picture represents a view of the sky after the foreground glow of the solar system dust has been extracted. This image is dominated by emission from interstellar dust in the Milky Way Galaxy. The two bright objects in the center of the lower right quadrant are nearby galaxies, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.


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Announcements, Astronomical, Hubble Telescope

Credits

Credit: Michael Hauser (STScI), the COBE/DIRBE Science Team, and NASA