The Milky Way Project

Look through images from the Spitzer Space Telescope and help scientists better understand the formation of stars.

What is The Milky Way Project?

Scientists need your help for looking through tens of thousands of images from the Spitzer Space Telescope. By telling them what you see in the infrared data, the formation of stars can be better understood.

What do you do?

In the Milky Way project, you need to observe images of the sky, identify, and mark the different objects you see.

Relations with school topics

Galaxies, the science of astronomy, the origin and structure of the Universe, the invisible Universe, infrared

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