Artist’s impression of the central bulge of the Milky Way

Artist's impression of the central bulge of the Milky Way

This artist’s impression shows how the Milky Way galaxy would look seen from almost edge on and from a very different perspective than we get from the Earth. The central bulge shows up as a peanut shaped glowing ball of stars and the spiral arms and their associated dust clouds form a narrow band.

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September 12, 2013
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