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Rings and Loops in the stars: Planck's stunning new images

03/07/2016 - 17:51

A ring of dust 200 light years across and a loop covering a third of the sky: two of the results in a new map from the Planck satellite.
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  • Rings and Loops in the stars: Planck's stunning new images

    03/07/2016 - 17:51

    A ring of dust 200 light years across and a loop covering a third of the sky: two of the results in a new map from the Planck satellite.
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  • Cosmic Microwave Background

    17/04/2013 - 12:13

    Planck has released its first maps of the Cosmological Microwave Background
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  • Inter-cluster Gas

    26/11/2012 - 09:57

    Planck has detected a bridge of extremely hot gas stretching between two clusters of galaxies a billion light years away.
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  • Carbon Monoxide

    15/10/2012 - 12:27

    Planck has detected clouds of cold gas in places throughout the Galaxy where it was previously unknown.
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  • Galactic Haze

    15/10/2012 - 12:25

    Planck has provided more evidence for a mysterious haze of microwave emission near the Galactic Centre
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Previous Results:

Anomalous Emission in Rho Ophiuchi

15/10/2012 - 12:20
Planck has identified the presence of anomalous microwave emission in the Rho Ophiuchus region, and confirmed theories of its origin

Perseus Molecular Cloud

15/10/2012 - 12:20
Planck has identified the presence of anomalous microwave emission in the Perseus Molecular Cloud, and confirmed theories of its origin

Cold Cores

15/10/2012 - 12:19
Planck has discovered hundreds of cold clumps of dust in our Galaxy, representing the first stages of starbirth.

Early Release Compact Source Catalogue

15/10/2012 - 12:17
Planck has detected over 15,000 sources during its mission so far, released in its "Early Release Compact Source Catalogue".

Cosmic Infrared Background

15/10/2012 - 12:17
While observing the Cosmic Microwave Background, Planck has also measured another important diffuse radiation: the Cosmic Infrared Background, which is emitted by galaxies in the early Universe.