After Hours

Images from the Kepler, Chandra, Hubble, and Spitzer space telescopes

The center of the Milky Way galaxy

The center of the Milky Way galaxy, taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Image credit: NASA


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I can't imagine that the total number of stars observable from our space telescopes is less than a dozen trillions. I expect that their number is a couple of magnitudes greater than that. It's awe inspiring!