Devasthal optical telescope Current Affairs, GK & News
Devasthal Optical Telescope is a 3.6 m optical telescope in Nainital in Uttarakhand. It is the largest of its kind (reflecting telescope) in Asia. It was built by ARIES (Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciences) which is an autonomous institute under the department of science and technology. It has been operating since 2016. It is ..
Indian researchers have spotted an extremely bright, hydrogen deficient, fast-evolving supernova (SN). Key points The rare spotted supernova shines with energy borrowed from exotic type of neutron star having ultra-powerful magnetic field. Study on such ancient spatial objects can help in solving the mysteries of early universe. SN was spotted using special arrangements at India’s ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) • Devasthal optical telescope • Himalayan Chandra Telescope • Sampurnanand Telescope • SLSNe-I • Super Luminous Supernova (SLSNe). • Supernova
Asia’s largest and first of its kind optical telescope Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) was unveiled at Devasthal in Nainital District, Uttrakahnd. It was remotely activated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel from Belgium. Key facts Aries telescope was joint collaborative technological effort between Indian and Belgian scientists. ..