Friday, July 16, 2010
This image shows the famous Pleiades cluster of stars as seen through the eyes of WISE, or NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. The mosaic contains a few hundred image frames -- just a fraction of the more than 1 million WISE has captured so far as it completes its first survey of the entire sky in infrared light. (*pix and info from NBC website)
25,000 NEW ASTEROIDS FOUND AS WELL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE AND READ MORE!