Friday, November 17, 2017

shared flattened galaxy

Sent a link to Rhonda. A "flattened" map of the Milky Way galaxy. It presents our galaxy view with little distortion, which is rather helpful I think when trying to understand where things are.

chart of the celestial sphere with the galaxy plane flattened

She liked it a lot.

Chart from the Shade Tree Physics web site by Robert Fritzius on a page called Commentary on Star Atlas in Galactic Perspective. Used with permission.

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