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Saturn in opposition

Today the planet Saturn reaches opposition. It means that in our skies the Sun and Saturn oppose each other, 180 degrees apart. Many websites will tell you that its visibility will be great, its distance…


Big scope on the way

At the 126th meeting of ESO’s governing body, the Council, this week at the ESO Headquarters in Garching, Germany, the start of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) programme received full approval, following the confirmation…



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Star Count 2008

"Schoolchildren, families and citizen researchers around the world will gaze skyward after dark from Oct. 20 to Nov.3, 2008, looking for specific constellations and then sharing their observations through the Internet. The Great World Wide…