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Inside Gaia’s billion-pixel camera
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- Title Inside Gaia’s billion-pixel camera
- Released 12/12/2013
- Length 00:04:26
- Language English
- Footage Type Animation
- Copyright ESA
ESA’s Gaia mission will produce an unprecedented 3D map of our Galaxy by mapping, with exquisite precision, the position and motion of a billion stars. The key to this is the billion-pixel camera at the heart of its dual telescope. This animation illustrates how the camera works.
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