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

Artwork • August 23rd, 2003 • 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).

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