Contact: Dr. Holger J. Pletsch
Caption: A map of the gamma-ray sky as seen by the Large Area Telescope on board NASA’s Fermi satellite over the course of four years. The color coding from blue via red to yellow displays the intensity of the detected gamma radiation from a sector of the sky measuring 200 by 100 Moon diameters in galactic coordinates. The gamma radiation from the plane of the Milky Way can be seen as a horizontal band. The newly discovered radio pulsar J1311-3430 can be clearly seen as a strong gamma-ray source.
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