Gaia space telescope's billion pixel camera to map Milky Way

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Gaia space telescope's billion pixel camera to map Milky Way
Posted by Poppa Chris on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 1:07 PM

---Poppa Chris---

Denham Springs, Louisiana USA

"Second star to the right - Then straight on until morning!" - Peter Pan

Celestron CPC1100GPS (XLT) - 279mm aperature, 2800mm Focal length. (f10) Celestron Ultima LX (70deg AFOV) Eyepieces 32mm thru 5mm, Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR, Backyard EOS imaging software, Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager IV, Celestron Skymaster 15x70 binoculars

 

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Posted by leo731 on Thursday, December 19, 2013 3:33 PM

In my head I just heard Carl Sagan pronounce billion in his own unique way.

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A nebula in the eyepiece is worth two in the Atlas.

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