Almost a month ago, on Jun 18, .2014 the top of Cerro Armazones was blown up to clear a wider flat space for the new E-ELT. 67 more words
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By Anthony Wood
July 13, 2014
Using an instrument mounted on the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO’s) Very Large Telescope (VLT), scientists have been able to shed light on some of the mysteries surrounding stardust by observing the event and aftermath of a supernova.
(The explosion – Photo Credit: Daily Mail)
The European Southern Observatory have taken their first big step in building the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) by blowing up the top of a mountain in Chile.
(Photo Credit: ESO/J.-L. Beuzit et al./SPHERE Consortium)
This is the magnificent ringed star HR 4796A, otherwise known as the Eye of Sauron star. Located in the southern constellation of Centaurus, the star bears a striking resemblance to the ‘ 122 more words