I Spy Pluto!

With the New Horizons flyby data collection scheduled for July 14th, this is arguably the year that Plutonians finally catch a break. In recent years, the ex-planet Pluto has received a lot of attention. Now it’s time to make it the focus of your telescopes. Our beloved dwarf shines dimly …

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World’s Largest Telescope Receives Green Light to Begin Construction

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) team received approval to begin building a revolutionary telescope atop the Cerro Armazones in Chile’s Atacama Desert, officials stated Thursday, December 4th.  The ground-breaking technology of this telescope, projected to be completed by 2024, lives up to its grand name: The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The …

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