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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Heavens Above

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The Heavens Above The stars of the Milky Way and our planetary neighbors. Rendered with custom Java code using the Tycho-2 Star Catalog and VSOP87 planetary orbits with positions as of 03/21/2014.

Star Data: Tycho-2 Star Catalog, Image rendering: Kevin Gill

Original image data dated on or about March 21, 2014.

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: Kevin Gill


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