Cosmography of the Local Universe
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.
The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.
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