TESS’s Southern Sky Panorama

A circular view of the sky captured by NASA’s TESS mission that has unfolded like a paper fan around a central point. Each segment looks like a film strip studded with stars.
November 5, 2019
CreditNASA/MIT/TESS and Ethan Kruse (USRA)
Historical DateNovember 5, 2019
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This animated GIF builds up the southern sky mosaic from 13 sections captured by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).