“The Planet and the Radio Dish”

Sometimes I just see an image which makes me stop and stare. This is one of those images…

Click to aggrandise (and believe me, you really need to see this image full size!)

I really love images like this. It’s constructed from four individual images knitted together, a bit like a panorama but with fisheye lenses. Taken at the Parkes Radio Telescope in New South Wales, you can see a lot in the sky in this image. Have a look at the full 3D view here!

Image credit: Alex Cherney (Terrastro)

About Invader Xan

Molecular astrophysicist, usually found writing frenziedly, staring at the sky, or drinking mojitos.
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