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    Default Mass Transit in the MWG

    I came across this visualization and thought you would enjoy the novel way to represent the galaxy in a map. I'm not too sure how accurate it is, since the Crab Nebula and M13 are essentially on opposite sides of the sky though not depicted that way here. But it's fun:

    http://arbesman.net/milkyway/

    Merry Christmas to all, and to all a GOOD night.
    Dick
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    Merry Christmas to you Dick! That is fun!!!!
    -- Bob

 

 

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