Centre of our galaxy

Centre of our galaxy

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Caption: Centre of our galaxy. Radio map of the central region of our Milky Way galaxy, obtained at a wavelength of 3cm in the radio continuum. The map covers an area 2 degrees by 2 degrees. It shows the galactic centre lobe, with two ridges extending upwards from it. Recorded by the 45 metre telescope at Nobeyama Radio Observatory, Japan, in September 1984.

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Keywords: astronomy, cosmology, galactic centre, galactic centre lobe, galaxy, milky way, radio astronomy, science

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