NASA sky atlas shines light on hundreds of undiscovered objects

03/20/2012 | Voice of America · MSNBC

NASA scientists have unveiled a first-of-its-kind atlas of the stars that catalogs more than half a billion celestial objects -- including stars, galaxies, planets, asteroids and hundreds of objects that had never been detected before. The project, made possible by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer space telescope, processed more than 15 TB of data to narrow the material down to 18,000 images in a catalog.

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