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Photo of the day

The wispy, spiral galaxy NGC 6902 glows faintly in deep space in this "first-light" image from the European Southern Observatory's new SPECULOOS Southern Observatory, an array of four telescopes in Chile’s Atacama desert. Although SPECULOOS was built to search for exoplanets around dim stars in our galactic neighborhood, one of its telescopes honed in on [...]

By |2019-02-25T22:37:56+05:30February 26th, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

Video Of the day

Video Of the day   HESS Telescopes Explore the High-Energy Sky   Video Credit & Copyright: Vikas Chander, H.E.S.S. Collaboration;   Music: Emotive Piano by Immersive Music They may look like modern mechanical dinosaurs but they are enormous swiveling eyes that watch the sky. The High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) Observatory is composed [...]

By |2019-01-08T11:47:08+05:30January 8th, 2019|Latest Post|0 Comments

Milky Way and Our Location

Graphic view of our Milky Way Galaxy. The Milky Way Galaxy is organized into spiral arms of giant stars that illuminate interstellar gas and dust. The Sun is in a finger called the Orion Spur. Overlaid is a graphic of galactic longitude in relation to our Sun. Credit: NASA/Adler/U. Chicago/Wesleyan/JPL-Caltech       The Milky [...]

By |2018-06-02T09:17:10+05:30June 2nd, 2018|Latest Post|0 Comments