Star Clusters and Nebulae
Beyond the Milky Way
Hercules in 3D
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The image painted on the base grid is the relevant 818 ly x 818 ly section of the NASA/JPL-Caltech Milky Way map. The white arc in the image is a small portion of the smallest circle centered around the Sun in the NNASA/JPL-Caltech Milky Way map, a circle with a radius of 750 light years. The base grid lies along the actual galactic plane.
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Hercules Viewed From Earth
Bright Stars in the Constellations
Bright Stars and Near Stars