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Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder: Key Facts

Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is a new type of radio telescope developed by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). It creates high-resolution images by combining the signals of 36 smaller dish antennas. Recently, this telescope had helped map around 300 million galaxies in approximately 300 hours to create a ‘new atlas of ..

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Thirty Meter Telescope Project: Indian Astronomers collaborated with Nobel Laureate

The Indian Astronomers have collaborated with 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate Prof Andrea Ghez on the “Thirty Meter Telescope Project”. The telescope is being installed at Hawaii and is to revolutionise the understanding of the universe. Thirty Meter Telescope Project It is an international partnership project between India, China, Japan, California and Canada. About the Telescope ..

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“Feathered Spiral Galaxy” discovered by NASA Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope of NASA recently identified a feathered spiral galaxy. The galaxy is located 67 million light years away. About the Galaxy The Galaxy has a spiral pattern and feathery nature. The galaxy has been classified as flocculent or fluffy looking. The spiral arms in the galaxy indicate that it hasn’t formed any ..

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MACE Telescope

The recent studies on active galactic nuclei by the IIA scientists are expected to help build capacity to interpret the data from the upcoming MACE telescope project. About MACE Telescope MACE or Major Atmospheric Cherenkov Experiment telescope is an imaging telescope located at Hanle in Ladakh. It was built by Electronics Corporation of India and ..

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Short Note : Thirty Meter Telescope project

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project is a proposed astronomical telescope that is planned to be located on the Mauna Kea island in the US Hawaiian Territory. What is TMT? The TMT is an extremely large telescope (ELT). An ELT has an optical telescope who has a primary mirror with an aperture of 20-100 meters. ..

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