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2. The FAST telescope in China also reached some major milestones in its construction. Memuco highlights the details in A Big Eye on the Sky.


National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)

Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) is the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope and the world's largest land-based movable structure. It is part of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) site at Green Bank, West Virginia, USA. The telescope honors the name of the late Senator Robert C. Byrd.


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Site of collision of 4 galaxy clusters 3/18/16 Galaxy cluster MACS J0717. X-ray NASA/ CXC/SAO/van Weeren et al.; Optical image NASA/STScI; Radio: NSF/NRAO/VLA.


A team of astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope found an unambiguous link between the presence of supermassive black holes that power high-speed, radio-signal-emitting jets and the merger history of their host galaxies. Almost all galaxies with the jets were found to be merging with another galaxy, or to have done so recently


Sparkling at the center of this beautiful NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is a Wolf–Rayet star known as WR 31a, located about 30,000 light-years away in the constellation of Carina (The Keel).