The Spitzer Space Telescope crew have stitched together 800,000 frames of data into an enormous mosaic of our galaxy. This is just a tiny glimpse of the whole shebang, showing the Milky Way's violent stellar coming of age. [APOD]
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You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is.
(Also, any higher resolution versions for desktops?)