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APOGEE Begins its Survey of Stars and their Formation of the Elements in the Milky Way

17 Oct 2011, 16:06 UTC
APOGEE Begins its Survey of Stars and their Formation of the Elements in the Milky Way
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The Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet followed the APOGEE team as they installed the APOGEE camera on the SDSS telescope and first used the system to detect light from stars in the Milky Way. The very first spectroscopic images clearly reveal the different elements that make up these stars and start telling the story of how generations of stars in our galaxy created the elements that make our Solar System and life itself possible.
http://watch.discoverychannel.ca/#clip525876
The APOGEE story starts at the 2:15 minute mark.

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