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Pune's Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope bags 'IEEE Milestone' status for contributions, achievements
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Pune's Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope bags 'IEEE Milestone' status for contributions, achievements

The GMR telescope has become just the third instance of IEEE recognition for an Indian contribution.

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.

Scientists detect mammoth collision of 'impossible' black holes for first time
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Scientists detect mammoth collision of 'impossible' black holes for first time

It is thought that black holes are the vacuum cleaners of the Universe, sucking in everything in their paths.

IIT-Bombay students discover closest asteroid flyby of Earth ever recorded, experts confirm
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IIT-Bombay students discover closest asteroid flyby of Earth ever recorded, experts confirm

The asteroid was first recorded six hours after its approach in data from the ZTF Observatory in California, as a long trail of light in the sky.

NASA weather satellite, Virtual Telescope capture Perseverance rover, Ingenuity launch to Mars
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NASA weather satellite, Virtual Telescope capture Perseverance rover, Ingenuity launch to Mars

The satellite GOES 16 spotted the smoke plume released as the rover launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on 30 July.

ESO's telescope captures stunning images of a 'cosmic butterfly' nebula 3,000 lightyears away
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ESO's telescope captures stunning images of a 'cosmic butterfly' nebula 3,000 lightyears away

This ‘butterfly’ shape is a rare occurrence as only 10 to 20 percent of nebulae generate the bipolar shape.

Scientists pinpoint an icy dome as the best spot on Earth for skygazing, amateur astronomy
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Scientists pinpoint an icy dome as the best spot on Earth for skygazing, amateur astronomy

Observations from Dome A were two and a half times better than other good observation spots in Chile or Hawaii.

NASA plans to send telescope into the stratosphere on a stadium-sized balloon to study the cosmos
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NASA plans to send telescope into the stratosphere on a stadium-sized balloon to study the cosmos

The balloon stationed at a 40-km altitude will study far-infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye.

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.

The search for Pluto’s successor continues with Rubin Observatory, could Planet X be the answer?   
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The search for Pluto’s successor continues with Rubin Observatory, could Planet X be the answer?  

The Rubin observatory, will start functioning in 2022, has a giant telescope that will help find the ninth planet of our solar sytem.

German-Russian telescope eROSITA captures our stunning universe in x-ray vision
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German-Russian telescope eROSITA captures our stunning universe in x-ray vision

Most of the dots in the image are supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies, devouring gas and becoming so hot that the glow can be seen across the universe.

NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date
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NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date

People will be able to see inner regions of faraway galaxies, close ups of planets, nebulas, the nuclei of comets and more with this feature.

NASA renames its next-generation space telescope — WFIRST — after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman
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NASA renames its next-generation space telescope — WFIRST — after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman

She is credited for the Hubble Space Telescope and convinced NASA and the US Congress launching the world's most powerful space telescope was a priority

The closest black hole yet discovered is a mere 1,000 lightyears away, reveals ESO study
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The closest black hole yet discovered is a mere 1,000 lightyears away, reveals ESO study

This is one of the very first stellar-mass black holes that does not interact violently with its environment and appear truly black.

Massive asteroid 1998 OR2 to brush past Earth today but it poses no threat to planet
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Massive asteroid 1998 OR2 to brush past Earth today but it poses no threat to planet

The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico captured a radar images of the steroid will pass by Earth at a distance of 6.2 million km.

Cosmic Reef: NASA releases an image of a blazing starbirth to mark Hubble's 30th birthday
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Cosmic Reef: NASA releases an image of a blazing starbirth to mark Hubble's 30th birthday

Hubble has been placed in space to observe the most distant stars and galaxies, as well as planets in our solar system.

NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday
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NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday

Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space and has an unobstructed view of the universe.

Venus will meet Pleiades star cluster after eight years on 3 April at 11.30 pm IST
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Venus will meet Pleiades star cluster after eight years on 3 April at 11.30 pm IST

You can't miss Venus as it burns almost 20 times brighter than Sirius, the night sky's brightest star

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.