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Still Image from the 360-degree Immersive Visualization of our Galactic Center
This still image is from a 360-degree movie that immerses viewers into a simulation of the center of our Galaxy. The visualization was enabled by data from Chandra and other telescopes and allows viewers to control their own exploration of this region. From the vantage point of the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, Sgr A*, the viewer can see about 25 Wolf-Rayet stars (white objects) as they continuously eject stellar winds (black to red to yellow color scale). These winds collide with each other, and then some of this material (yellow blobs) spirals towards Sgr A*. Watch the movie. .
(Credit: NASA/CXC/Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Chile /C.Russell et al.)


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