August 22, 2013
How We See Through the Milky Way
Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
When we look out at the Universe, our view is pretty consistently dominated by the stars within our own galaxy. Although we know that many interesting things lie beyond — globular clusters, individual galaxies, and rich clusters and superclusters of galaxies — being in the Milky Way makes it very hard to see beyond it.
TAGGED: Milky Way Galaxy, Astronomy Techniques, Infrared Light, Infrared Telescope