200 million galaxies and 7 billion years of data form the largest 3D map of the universe

Sloan Digital Sky Survey has conduct a project spanning 12 years at New Mexico’s  Apache Point Observatory which has been finally completed. This data not only spans 200 million galaxies but uses 7 billion years of planetary activity to combine this gigantic 3D map.  Finally, this map only makes us feel even smaller on tiny planet Earth when you watch the  universe unfold in 1.5 minutes.

Source: The Atlantic


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