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Video of the Week

Video of the Week

Video of the Week

Cosmography of the Local Universe

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Video of the Week #97, June 19th, 2013: From: Cosmic Cartography: Here Is Your (Local) Universe by Caleb A. Scharf at Life, Unbounded. Source: Cosmography of the Local Universe from Daniel Pomar?de on Vimeo. This new 17-minute video tour, the 'Cosmography of the Local Universe' by Helene Courtois, Daniel Pomarede, R. Brent Tully, Yehuda Hoffman, and Denis Courtois, gathers together our current atlas of the universe in a charming and fascinating tutorial. The map encompasses galaxies up to around 3 billion light years from us. For more information check out the project page and the link to the preprint of the scientific article to appear in the Astronomical Journal.

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