Meet TESS

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) using 4 cameras captured the Southern Sky for about a month. Dividing up the sky into 13 sectors to form a panoramic image. The amount of stars is insane, you catch a side-on view of the Milky Way Galaxy. The video flies through the image and informs about key elements captured.

In addition to its planet discoveries, TESS has imaged a comet in our solar system, followed the progress of numerous stellar explosions called supernovae, and even caught the flare from a star ripped apart by a supermassive black hole. After completing its southern survey, TESS turned north to begin a year-long study of the northern sky. 


 

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