NASA Spitzer Space Telescope Captures Blooming Stars in Milky Way's Barren Territories

June 5, 2013 5:20 PM

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NASA Spitzer Space Telescope Captures Blooming Stars in Milky Way's Barren Territories

NASA comes out with some amazing images and now, the agency's Spitzer Space Telescope has come up with a few more. The new pictures reveal blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy's more barren territories, far from its crowded core.

Besides being spectacular, the images do serve a purpose. They're part of the Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire (Glimpse 360) project. This mission aims to map the celestial topography of our galaxy, giving both scientists and citizens a better view of our universe. In fact, t...

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