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The Heavens Above

The Heavens Above

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

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.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Kevin Gill

Original image data dated on or about March 21, 2014

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