Atlas Image of the center of the Milky Way obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation.
Courtesy of Atlas Image mosaics by E. Kopan, R. Cutri, and S. Van Dyk (IPAC