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Counting the Youth in a Middle Aged Galaxy

About the Object

Name
Milky WayGalactic PlaneGalactic Center
Type
Galaxy > Component > Disk
Galaxy > Component > Center/Core
Nebula > Type > Interstellar Medium
Nebula > Type > Star Formation

Color Mapping

Band Wavelength Telescope
Infrared 3.6 µm Spitzer IRAC
Infrared 4.5 µm Spitzer IRAC
Infrared 5.8 µm Spitzer IRAC
Infrared 8.0 µm Spitzer IRAC