Hipparcos Stereo Images of the Sky

Stereo images of the sky, from ESA bulletin 77, which illustrate the 3-dimensional nature of the celestial sphere are reproduced here.

An introduction to the first accurate 3-dimensional mapping of the celestial sphere by Hipparcos

Instructions for viewing the images.

Image No.1: Ursa Major.

Image No.2: Cygnus and Lyra

Image No.3: Cassiopeia

Image No.4: Scorpius

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