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Mollweide Projection of the whole sky in Microwaves as it would have been seen in 1965
The Microwave Sky, c. 1965

A view of the sky as would have been seen by the microwave receiver of Penzias and Wilson, if it could have surveyed the whole sky. This is a simulated image.

Credit: NASA / WMAP Science Team

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