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IRAS image of Saturn

We have had a lot of interest in images centered on coordinates¬†13h 45m 18.2s, -08d 13m 07s recently. ¬†SkyView images of this area in the sky using the Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS) survey are often added to the SkyView Image … Continue reading

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WISE versus IRAS

Just to see the incredible improvement WISE makes over the IRAS data here are two images of the same region (0.2×0.2 degrees at RA=2h 40m, Dec=20). The IRAS image (from the IRIS 12 micron survey) is very pixelated… There’s almost … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: Sometimes you can do better

The image from 2009-04-20 01:54:28 shows a typical IRAS 100 micron image: There’s a very detectable pattern of lines crossing the image from top left to bottom right. These are remnants of the scan lines used in taking the data. … Continue reading

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