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Interact with the NOAO Deep Wide-Field Survey

This activity will allow you to zoom into various sections of an image that peers into the depths of the universe.
In 1997, a team of astronomers from the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO) began a project to delve into the sky deeper than most surveys had before and to cover 64,000 times more area than the Hubble Deep Field. The NOAO Deep Wide-Field Survey has since sampled two 9-degree-square regions of the sky - one near the North Galactic Pole in the constellation Boötes and the other in Cetus near the South Galactic Pole. The survey has used a collection of large-aperture telescopes to obse...

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