Space Vistas Turned into Sonic Tapestries #MusicMonday
Space is the place. NASA’s data sonification series turns space into sound. In the most recent installment, telescope data has been transformed into sound. Here’s more from Astronomy Now:
In the latest installment in NASA’s data sonification series, observations by the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes have been converted into sound, producing audio tapestries that complement the visual representations. The latest installment incorporates three captivating vistas: the Chandra Deep Field South, the Cat’s Eye Nebula and Messier 51, the Whirlpool galaxy.
The Chandra Deep Field is the deepest image ever captured in X-rays, the result of more than 7 million seconds of exposure time. Virtually every star-like point in the image is a galaxy and as a horizontal playback “head” moves up the image, different tones sound as each object is passed with colours mapped to specific tones.
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