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Spitzer Rendered against an Infrared (100 Micron) Sky
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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC)

Artwork • August 23rd, 2003 • SIRTF

SIRTF

Spitzer seen against the infrared sky. The band of light is the glowing dust emission from the Milky Way galaxy seen at 100 microns (as seen by the IRAS/COBE missions).

About the Object

Name
Spitzer Space TelescopeMilky Way
Type
Technology > Observatory > Facility
Technology > Observatory > Telescope
Technology > Spacecraft > Orbiter
Galaxy > Component > Dust Lane
Galaxy > Component > Disk