How long can a year be? How long does it take to orbit the Galaxy? Let's explore the biggest Hubble image ever taken, and visualize the future of our own Milky Way as the Galactic calendar continues.
Joel is Project Scientist in the Office of Public Outreach at the Space Telescope Science Institute, which will operate and do the science operations for NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope and the venerable Hubble Space Telescope. Having lived in New York, Austin, and now Baltimore, Joel is fond of cowboy boots and BBQ, snow and fall colors, seafood and Civil War battlefields.