Ribbon of Energetic Neutral Atoms
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Ribbon of Energetic Neutral Atoms

January 10, 2013
The ribbon observed by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) Mission is a narrow bright feature that spans much of the nighttime sky linking together the summer constellation of Cygnus, the swan, Aquila, the eagle, the center of the Milky Way galaxy, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. Credit: IBEX Team/Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio/ESA

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