The Sloan Digital Sky Survey just released their largest 3-D data set, positions and redshifts, as part of their 9th data release.
Here is the fly through.
We must be going many many times the speed of light to see that view. Be interesting to know how fast we would have to be going… also, since all the light that was gathered was very old, it would also be interesting to see how far in the past we are going. Maybe as a small caption at the bottom of the screen.
The Sloan Digital Sky survey team probably has better things to do though…
Great stuff !
Very pretty, but agree with Tom’s comments above. Any way to do something similar without Einstein rolling over in his grave?
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Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious ship which will peer far and wide…
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