AAS PRESS CONFERENCE

11 01 2011

Astronomers release the largest color image of the sky ever made

We provide here the AAS press release and supplementary material and links.

  • AAS press release

    The presentations made at the press conference can be found here

    Links to the two associated arXiv e-Print papers describing DR8 and the SDSS-III project:

  • http://arxiv.org/abs/1101.1559
  • http://arxiv.org/abs/1101.1529

    We also provide here the images used in the press release (with and without labels):




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    [...] изображение неба на сегодняшний момент. Об этом сообщается на официальном сайте [...]

    14 01 2011
    faza

    nice……………………………………………………………………………..^_^b

    17 01 2011
    Андрей

    Меня завораживает это изображение неба!
    Молодцы.

    22 01 2011
    Борис

    Красота! Смотрю не отрываясь…

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    [...] latest release of data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey happened yesterday (SDSS3 blog article about the release). This has been widely talked about as providing the largest ever digital image of the sky, but one [...]

    6 02 2011
    Nikki

    Im impressed, I must say. Very rarely do I come across a site that\

    22 02 2011
    American Astronomical Society meeting, days 2 and 3 | astro-portail.star

    [...] yet made: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey, which is taking pictures large portions of the sky, released what they are calling the largest picture ever made, over 1 trillion pixels.  I’d suggest against downloading the full-resolution picture [...]

    24 12 2011
    Digital Graphics

    Those pics are incredible!

    9 03 2012
    Formenbau

    Nice one, thanks for that

    9 03 2012
    Formenbau

    Nice View…Thanks alot 4 that one.

    9 03 2012
    Formenbau

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