Photopic Sky Survey

photopic sky survey

photopic sky survey

The Photopic Sky Survey is a truly incredible feat of photography. This guy travelled the world with his dad, taking 37,400 exposures of the night sky to produce the amazingly detailed picture above. What you see immediately in the picture is the Milky Way – our galaxy. On skysurvey.org, you can zoom in on the picture, and overlay the constellations.

Check out Orion – a very familiar sight that stands out in our skies, but the detail makes it almost unrecognisable!

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