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Planck Sees Perseus
04.26.10
 
Planck image of Perseus

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A low activity, star-formation region in the constellation Perseus, as seen by Planck. This long-wavelength image covers a square region of 13 by 13 degrees (which is equivalent 26 by 26 full moons). It is a three-color combination constructed from three of Planck's nine frequency channels: 30, 353 and 857 gigahertz.

Image credit: ESA/LFI & HFI Consortia

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