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The first images from a new project are demonstrating a new technique that creates precise "dark holes" around stars of interest.
This year's hot gift is the Porter Garden Telescope by Telescopes of Vermont (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 It's this year's hot gift for the person who
Astronomers have snapped a picture of three planets orbiting a star beyond our own using a modest-sized telescope on the ground.
Palomar's participation in Around the World in 80 Telescopes enabled by HRWREN's high speed, large bandwidth.
Palomar Observatory -- Owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology, a privately endowed educational and research institution located in Pasadena, California, and is used to support the scientific research programs of Caltech's faculty and students. The principal instruments at Palomar are the 200-inch Hale Telescope, the 48-inch Oschin Telescope, the 18-inch Schmidt telescope, and the 60-inch reflecting telescope (operated jointly by Caltech and the Carnegie Institute of...
Mount Wilson Observatory -- astronomical observatory located in California on Mt. Wilson, near Pasadena. Mt. Wilson Observatory was founded in 1904 by George E. Hale. Its equipment includes 100-in. (2.5-m) and 60-in. (1.50-m) reflecting telescopes and two solar-tower telescopes 150 ft. (46 m) and 60 ft. (18 m) in length. The most recent addition is the CHARA (Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy) array operated by Georgia State Univ.; it consists of six 39-in. (1-m) aperture...
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