Infrared Panorama of the Milky Way

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NASA's Spitzer space telescope spent a decade collecting high-resolution infrared photographs of the Milky Way. We already pointed you at the interactive map, but they've also put together a narrated video to guide you around the galaxy as seen by GLIMPSE.

Tip via Ariel Waldman. For more on the utility of multiwavelength astrophotography, try this article on a supernova in a binary star system.