Planck Captures Magellanic Clouds, Interstellar Filament 300 Light-Years Away

This image portrays the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds – two spectacular, naked-eye companion galaxies to our own Milky Way Galaxy; and a filament of dust and gas approximately 300 light-years away. The image is based on data from ESA’s Planck satellite, which scanned the sky between 2009 and 2013 to study the cosmic microwave [...] —> Read More