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Billions of Stars and Galaxies to Be Discovered in the Largest Cosmic Map Ever

The Pan-STARRS telescope in Hawaii spent four years scanning the skies to produce two petabytes of publicly-available data. Now it's up to us to study it.

Published On 12/20/2016
2:04 PM EST
Three billion astronomical sources are in this photo. What discoveries await? Credit: Danny Farrow, Pan-STARRS1 Science Consortium and Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics