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First Light'. Infrared image of a region in the constellation Carina near the Milky Way, taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). This image, known as First Light', was the first image taken by WISE after it ejected it's cover and was captured as it stared in a fixed direction in order to calibrate its pointing system. WISE will take more than a million similar pictures covering the whole sky.
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