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       Welcome to the 2MASS Public Outreach and Education Page


A  2MASS Tutorial


  • What is 2MASS?


  • What is Infrared?


  • Surveying the Sky in the Infrared


  • 2MASS: The All Sky Infrared Survey


  • The Impact of 2MASS

    See the Optical/Near-Infrared Comparison for several of the spectacular objects in the night sky!


    To see more of the spectacular images that 2MASS has obtained, please visit our Image Gallery.

    See also the 2MASS Showcase

    AND   2MASS Galactic Center: The Movie.

    For more information about infrared astronomy and infrared educational materials, please see the SIRTF Education and Outreach webpage here at IPAC.

    Last update: 2002 May 28,


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