NOIRLab Mirror: Issue 02

On the Cover

This color-composite shows a main part of the new Blanco DECam Bulge Survey of 250 million stars in our galaxy’s bulge. The 4 x 2 degrees excerpt can be explored in all its whopping 50,000 x 25,000 pixels in a zoomable version that accompanies the press release. More details can also be found in the article on this work starting on page 56 of this issue. Credit: CTIO/NOIRLab/DOE/NSF/AURA

Image processing: UM-Dearborn/W. Clarkson/STScI, C. Johnson/UCLA, and M. Rich, University of
Alaska Anchorage/T. Rector, M. Zamani, D. de Martin.

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About the The Mirror

Release date:Jan. 26, 2021, 7:20 a.m.


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