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Movie time

On the Hubble Space Telescope website there are a few movies available composed from pictures taken from Saturn. You can clearly see the shadows of the various moons projected on the rings and the planet’s…

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Eta Carina with a 130 meter telescope

Ever wanted to use a 130-meter telescope, instead of your 6, 8 or 11" amateur Newton, SCT or Dobsonian? At ESO, it’s possible. Three 8.2 meter telescopes of the four-telesope VLTI (Very Large Telescope Interferometer)…

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Hubble makes group photo

How about putting 50,000 people in one picture? Given a distance of a few kilometers, that must be possible. How about putting 50,000 galaxies in one frame? how about a dozen of million or more…