# What are red spots at 353 channel of Cosmic Background Radiation?

As shown on http://thecmb.org/ the 353 channel of Cosmic Background Radiation has red spots that are opposite to each other and NOT at right degrees angle to our galaxy plane (instead they are at around 78 degrees). What are they? Why they are not at right angle?

Here are the pictures of them:

What's going on here is you're seeing gas and dust emission from the extended structure of the Milky Way galaxy. Compare the longer wavelength (lower frequency) channels to the $353\operatorname{GHz}$ one. Also, have a look at IPAC's version of the Schlegel et al. (1998) map of the dust in the Milky Way. The primary places where the dust extends out of the galactic plane appear to be near the Galactic center, and the extended part of the Orion molecular cloud complex.