ABC News just released a story about Axel Mellinger a Central Michigan University professor who spent two years “to create a massive photographic panorama of all the stars in the night sky. He is now finished — having created an image with something like 25 million stars in it.”
This is a picture you MUST check out!
You can read the story on ABCNews.com at: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/scientist-takes-pictures-entire-night-sky/story?id=9109202
Or you can go directly to the image to explore all the stars visible from earth at: http://galaxy.phy.cmich.edu/~axel/mwpan2/