Welcome to the 2MASS Spring 1999 Release Gallery


Here are just a few of the interesting and beautiful objects contained in our first incremental data release:

The supernova remnant IC 443 The barred nearby spiral Maffei 2 The HII regions Sharpless 254-258


These and other Atlas Image selections can be found at full resolution on the following pages:

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Please note: The images in this gallery are released into the public domain. If any image or images are redisplayed or reproduced, please accompany the image or images with the following acknowledgment: "Atlas Image [or Atlas Image mosaic] obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation." This is the stated policy of 2MASS.

Credits: Atlas Image mosaics by E. Kopan, R. Cutri, and S. Van Dyk (IPAC).

Last updated: 1999 Apr 30.
Send comments and questions to: 2mass@ipac.caltech.edu.

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