Best Map Ever of the Universe

ESA and the Planck Collaboration2013-03-21


Washington, DC, United States

This map shows the oldest light in our universe, as detected with the greatest precision yet by ESA Planck mission. The ancient light, called the cosmic microwave background, was imprinted on the sky when the universe was 370,000 years old.


  • Title: Best Map Ever of the Universe
  • Creator: ESA and the Planck Collaboration
  • Date Created: 2013-03-21
  • Rights: JPL

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