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The Milky Way, aglow with activity

New view of galactic core uses X-ray and infrared data from three orbiting observatories

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12:54pm, November 10, 2009

This detailed portrait of the center of the Milky Way galaxy combines infrared and X-ray images from three orbiting observatories, allowing astronomers to peer through the dust that usually hides the hub of activity at the galaxy’s core.

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