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Astronomers have made a crucial step towards a scientific goal by observing the heart of a distant quasar with angular resolution.
Using a perfectly orchestrated world-wide network of radio telescopes, astronomers have produced a high-resolution map of an Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN) belonging to an unknown class of gamma-ray sources.
An international team of scientists, including several astronomers from the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) and the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON), both located in Dwingeloo, have observed a supernova with peculiar radio emission.
By Luntz, Stephen Australian astronomers have successfully bid for a 10 Gb/s data link across the US. The link will be used to demonstrate the practicality of moving the enormous amounts of data produced by major telescopes over large distances.
Australian astronomers working in China say they've remotely controlled telescopes in three nations and streamed the data to a New South Wales observatory.
Working from China, CSIRO astronomers have remotely controlled telescopes in three countries and streamed their data to CSIROâ€™s Parkes Observatory in New South Wales for processing in real time.
On May 22, Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico joined other telescopes in North America, South America, Europe and Africa in simultaneously observing the same targets, simulating a telescope more than 6,800 miles (almost 11,000 kilometers) in diameter.
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