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Core of the galaxy in high-res

New high-resolution mosaic sharpens understanding of Milky Way’s turbulent center

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2:25pm, January 5, 2009

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Astronomers have produced the sharpest infrared portrait of the central 300 light-years of the Milky Way, showing details as small as 20 times the length of the solar system.

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