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Enjoy a dozen more great images from Spitzer.
Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of our galaxy? The Spitzer Space Telescope knows! The February issue of Astronomy highlighted some recent discoveries by the Galactic Legacy Midplane Survey Extraordinaire (GLIMPSE), a project conducted with the Spitzer Space Telescope.Thanks to the reduced effects of dust obscuration in the infrared, Spitzer has discovered hundreds of previously unknown objects. These include dozens of new planetary nebulae, previously unnoticed star-forming regions, a new...

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