Blog posts tagged with eso

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May 01 2016
03:00 UTC

Unique Fragment from Earth's Formation Returns after Billions of Years in Cold Storage

... (PANSTARRS) Videos PR Video eso1614aThe unique rocky comet C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS) Tailless Manx comet from Oort Cloud brings clues about the origin of the Solar System Astronomers have found a unique object that appears to be made of inner Solar System material from the time of Earth

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Apr 15 2016
20:40 UTC

ExoMars Takes First Hi-Res Image With The Lens Cap On

It doesn't exactly qualify as eye candy, but the first image from the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars spacecraft is beautiful to behold in its own way. For most of us, a picture like this would mean something went horribly wrong with our camera. But as the first image from the spacecraft, it tells us that the camera and its pointing system are functioning properly. ExoMars is a joint project between the European Space Agency and Roscosmos, the Russian Federal Space Agency. It's an ambitious project, and co

Posted by Universe Today

Apr 13 2016
12:10 UTC

Inside the Fiery Furnace

... Galaxy cluster PR Video eso1612bVST image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster VLT Survey Telescope Captures the Fornax ClusterThis new image from the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO's Paranal Observatory in

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

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