Logarithmic Maps of the Universe
This website contains figures from "Map of the Universe" e-print, by
Gott, Juric et al. The paper has been published in the Astrophysical
et al., 2005, ApJ, 624, 463), and you can also find the manuscript here (note: Figure 8. of the manuscript has been published
as an inset poster, and has to be downloaded separately (see below)).
Note to Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla
Firefox users: your browser
will automatically shrink the large maps once they're loaded. Click on the
shrunk image to bring it back to its full size and be able to scroll
To print the map, print out the individual sheets and tape
them together to make a wall map. To get the best quality and resolution,
use the PostScript versions.
- Map of the universe
- Individual sheets without horizontal axes plotted, suitable for printing and taping together
- Individual sheets with horizontal axes
Features seen on the map
The Map published as an inset poster in October 2005 issue of
Added 12 nearest NEOs to the figure, the largest newly discovered
KBO (2003 UB313), redshift scale, and a number of other improvements.
Added Sedna to the map.
We've put up a new version of the map. This version corrects a
couple of mistakes and adds additinal objects. For a list of changes, see
Slashdotting currently in progress.
Map published as an inset poster and on the cover of Nov. 22 issue of New Scientist.
The "Map of the Universe" paper has been
published to astro-ph:
Please send questions, comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
for the week of Dec. 21 - 27. 2003
Copyright © J. Richard Gott and Mario Juric, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006