Sloan Digital Sky Survey
This visualization presents a 3-D view of the largest structures in the Universe via data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The SDSS is the most ambitious astronomical survey ever undertaken. It provides a 3-dimensional map of about a million galaxies and quasars. As the survey progresses, the data are released to the scientific community and the general public in annual increments.
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NASA/University of Chicago and Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
- Michael McClare (KBR Wyle Services, LLC)
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Datasets used in this visualization
Sloan (Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS))ID: 689
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