NASA's Swift Catches 500th Gamma-ray Burst
April 20, 2010
This all-sky map shows the locations of Swift's 500 gamma-ray bursts, color coded by the year in which they occurred. In the background, an infrared image shows the location of our galaxy and its largest satellites.
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