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The Milky Way Project

Analyze thousands of infrared images of the Milky Way Galaxy to help scientists understand how stars form and discover massive stars.

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Geographic Scope: Worldwide

Project Status: Active -recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Finding entities, Identification, Measurement, Observation,

Start Date: 2016-09-15

Project Contact: mspovich

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, University of Oxford, Adler Planetarium, and University of Wyoming

Fields of Science: Astronomy and space,

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Individual learning,