VLT looks into the eyes of the virgin


Related images(click to enlarge) The Eyes are about 50 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo (The Virgin) and are some 100 000 light-years apart. The nickname comes from the apparent similarity between the…

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VISTA finds 96 star clusters hidden behind dust


Related images(click to enlarge) This result comes just one year after the start of the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea programme (VVV) [1], one of the six public surveys on the new telescope. The…

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