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Australian Radiotelescope Maps the Sky in 300 Hours

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder located in the outback of Western Australia mapped approximately three million galaxies in just 300 hours, observing 83 % of the sky. The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey produces a map of the Universe in which distant galaxies are represented…

All the Moon Phases in 2021

While we always see the same face of the Moon, the way it presents itself to us changes through time because its orbit is not a perfect circle. As a consequence, for a given phase of the Moon, you won't see exactly the same image…

Visual astronomy: Observing the Sky

Observing

Visual astronomy means observing the night sky directly through the eyepiece of a telescope, which means that the inherent limitations of the human eye must be taken into consideration, mainly that you can’t see colors in the dark and you need a certain quantity of…