Astronomers Unveil Most Complete 3-D Map of Local Universe


Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 News Release ipac2011-018

Today, astronomers unveiled the most complete 3-D map of the local universe (out to a distance of 380 million light-years) ever created. Taking more than 10 years to complete, the 2MASS Redshift Survey (2MRS) also is notable for extending closer to the Galactic plane than previous surveys - a region that's generally obscured by dust.

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