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Russia's Baikal-GVD underwater telescope to look into the depths of the universe
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Russia's Baikal-GVD underwater telescope to look into the depths of the universe

The telescope is the result of a collaboration between scientists from the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Russia and Slovakia.

After collapse of Arecibo Observatory, China allows international scientists to use its space telescope
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After collapse of Arecibo Observatory, China allows international scientists to use its space telescope

The data being collected by FAST should allow for a better understanding of the origins of the universe — and aid in the search for alien life.

Repair work for Arecibo telescope too dangerous, will be dismantled after 57 years of service
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Repair work for Arecibo telescope too dangerous, will be dismantled after 57 years of service

The telescope is one of the largest in the world and has been a tool for many astronomical discoveries.

Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory is falling apart, leaving astronomers worried about their research
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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory is falling apart, leaving astronomers worried about their research

Last week, one of the telescope’s main steel cables that was capable of sustaining 544,000 kilograms snapped under only 283,000 kilograms.

Black hole the size of a grapefruit lurking at the edges of our solar system 'could be Planet X'
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Black hole the size of a grapefruit lurking at the edges of our solar system 'could be Planet X'

The Legacy Survey of Space and Time telescope should be able to confirm or rule out if Planet X is a black hole or not.

eROSITA telescope scans the entire sky, produces comprehensive X-ray map that shows millions of objects
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eROSITA telescope scans the entire sky, produces comprehensive X-ray map that shows millions of objects

The objects discovered include Milky Way stars and supermassive black holes at the centres of other galaxies.

Aging Spitzer space telescope to be shut down after 16 years of service, says NASA
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Aging Spitzer space telescope to be shut down after 16 years of service, says NASA

It was designed to last two and a half to five years and is trailing behind Earth while orbiting the Sun.

Scientists find date when a dwarf galaxy and Milky way collided from a single star
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Scientists find date when a dwarf galaxy and Milky way collided from a single star

Astronomers looked at nu Indi in the constellation Indus and found Gaia-Enceladus collided with the Milky Way around 11.5 billion years ago.

World's largest radio telescope in China to being search for extraterrestrial life
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World's largest radio telescope in China to being search for extraterrestrial life

The telescope is called "Sky Eye” in China and have been carved out of a mountain in Guizhou.

NASA intern Wolf Cukier helps TESS find an exoplanet, TOI 1338 b, orbiting two stars
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NASA intern Wolf Cukier helps TESS find an exoplanet, TOI 1338 b, orbiting two stars

TOI 1388b is orbiting two stars in a constellation called the Pictor, which is situated nearly 1,300 lightyears from the Earth.

Astronomers struggle to measure the expansion rate of Universe with Hubble telescope
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Astronomers struggle to measure the expansion rate of Universe with Hubble telescope

The astronomy team that made the new Hubble constant measurements is dubbed H0LiCOW.

NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space
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NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space

These images are the lesser-known images captured by the NASA/ESA collaborative telescope.

Exoplanet hunting telescope TESS finds first Earth-size planet with habitable conditions
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Exoplanet hunting telescope TESS finds first Earth-size planet with habitable conditions

TESS discovered three exoplanets in total, TOI 700 b, c and d, revolving around its star TOI 700.

NASA's HabEx telescope proposed to seek out Earth-like exoplanets in our galaxy
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NASA's HabEx telescope proposed to seek out Earth-like exoplanets in our galaxy

The telescope, if approved, will have a mission life of 5 years and four instruments that will help in its mission.

ESA's Cheops too look for habitable exoplanets: Where and when to watch the launch
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ESA's Cheops too look for habitable exoplanets: Where and when to watch the launch

Cheops, to be launched on Soyuz-Fregat rocket, is a new telescope whose name stands for CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite.

NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'
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NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'

Naiad and Thalassa are two of Neptune's innermost moons that exist pretty close to each other.

NASA, ESA Hubble telescope captures image of spiral galaxy 60 million light-years away
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NASA, ESA Hubble telescope captures image of spiral galaxy 60 million light-years away

The spiral galaxy, NGC 3717, is located in the Hydra constellation that is commonly represented as a water snake.

As twenty new moons discovered orbiting Saturn, hundreds more are waiting to be found
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As twenty new moons discovered orbiting Saturn, hundreds more are waiting to be found

This discovery means that the solar system’s biggest planet, Jupiter is no longer is the planet with the most moons.

Black hole rips apart a star, scientists managed to snag a look at the violent event
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Black hole rips apart a star, scientists managed to snag a look at the violent event

NASA's TESS showed that the star was eventually sucked into oblivion in a rare cosmic occurrence.

How we detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time
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How we detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time

For a planet to be habitable, it needs to be in the habitable zone where water can exist in liquid form.