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written by Richard Powell
Available Languages: English, French, Polish, Portuguese
Visit this site to see beautiful maps of the universe from the nearest stars to the entire visible universe. With each map are several related maps as well as descriptions of what is being shown. You can also see "the most famous diagram in all astronomy."
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- Astronomy Education
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- Lower Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2000 Richard Powell
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 License.
Keywords: Atlas, Universe, maps, scale
Record Creator: Date Metadata Instance was created May 22, 2003 by Juliette Rupert
Record Updated: Aug 14, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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July 30, 2006
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