WISE mapping

15 Mar 2012

At www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120313163921.htm ... 'flying through a geomagnetic storm' is an astronaut onboard the International Space Station commenting on what he can see as he flies over the auroral light show.

Meanwhile, at www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-072&cid=release_2012-072 there is further news of the WISE mission and what it produced. NASA unveil a new atlas of the sky as captured by WISE in 2010 - some 560 million objects were discovered in images taken by WISE, mainly stars and distant galaxies. Enough information to keep scientists in a job for years to come.