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English: The Cosmic Microwave Background temperature fluctuations from the 5-year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe data seen over the full sky. The average temperature is 2.725 kelvins (degrees above absolute zero; absolute zero is equivalent to −273.15 °C or −459 °F), and the colors represent the tiny temperature fluctuations, as in a weather map. Red regions are warmer and blue regions are colder by about 0.0002 degree.
Date March 2008
Source NASA / WMAP Science Team
Author NASA / WMAP Science Team


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