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APEX Telescope Completes Map of Milky Way

When you look up at night, you see a sky full of stars.

But in reality, those stars are part of something much larger.

New photos show the Milky Way galaxy in its entirety.

They’re spectacular new images from the European Southern Observatory taken by the APEX telescope in Chile.

The telescope was able to capture the sharpest map of the Milky Way ever.

If you would like to explore the Milky Way map, click .