WMAP resolves the universe, APOD 2005 September 25

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
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WMAP resolves the universe, APOD 2005 September 25

Post by Thad » Sun Sep 25, 2005 12:27 pm

Why is the image shown as an oval? This is characteristic of other recent images of the universe, I believe.

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Post by craterchains » Sun Sep 25, 2005 1:21 pm

This is a method of displaying something like the surface of a ball onto a flat surface. :)
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Post by Thad » Sun Sep 25, 2005 8:41 pm

Thank you