Artist's impression on Planck. Image credits: ESA - C. Carreau.
Scientists from ESA and several European astronomy institutes presented today the first data and results from ESA’s Planck mission. The Early Release Compact Source Catalogue contains thousands of sources detected by Planck, from radio to far-infrared wavelengths, ranging from dense, cold clouds embedded in nearby star-forming regions to distant, supermassive clusters of galaxies. (view release)