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published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
This Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) shows how interstellar dust obscures the view toward the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, as seen from a dark location in Chile. The site includes describes this dust, including the complex network of dust filaments within the galaxy's center. Links  provide further information.
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Astronomy
- Milky Way
= Galactic Center
= Interstellar Medium
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image credit: Serge Brunier; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from February 16, 2009 until March 1, 2009. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2008 NASA GSFC
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Keywords: dust band, dust filaments, pipe nebula
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 12, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jan 28, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
October 4, 2005
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AIP Format
(Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2008), WWW Document, (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap051004.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Milky Way in Stars and Dust, (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2008), <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap051004.html>.
APA Format
Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Milky Way in Stars and Dust. (2005, October 4). Retrieved December 22, 2014, from Goddard Space Flight Center: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap051004.html
Chicago Format
Goddard Space Flight Center. Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Milky Way in Stars and Dust. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, October 4, 2005. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap051004.html (accessed 22 December 2014).
MLA Format
Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Milky Way in Stars and Dust. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, 2008. 4 Oct. 2005. 22 Dec. 2014 <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap051004.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Milky Way in Stars and Dust}, Publisher = {Goddard Space Flight Center}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {22 December 2014}, Month = {October 4, 2005}, Year = {2008} }
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