Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

Gaia Nominal Scanning Law movie

2D Gaia Nominal Scanning Law (NSL) movie

The Nominal Scanning Law (NSL) animation shows an accurate simulation of the Nominal Scanning Law (NSL) of Gaia during its 5 year nominal mission in 2-dimensional Hammer-Aitoff projection. The animation was created by Berry Holl (Observatory of Geneva) using plotting routines developed by Francesca De Angeli. Additional information about the simulation can be found on the animation page on YouTube.

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