Telescopes

Nancy Grace Roman Telescope is Getting an Upgraded new Infrared Filter

The Nancy Grace Roman Telescope just received a new infrared filter that will allow it to explore even more of…

1 year ago

Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Could Get A Starshade Of Its Own

NASA's Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is getting closer and closer to its launch date in 2025. This Hubble-class wide-field…

1 year ago

James Webb Unfolds Sunshield

It’s almost time. Soon the James Webb Space Telescope will be on its way to the Sun/Earth L2 Lagrange point…

1 year ago

The Roman Space Telescope’s Version of the Hubble Deep Field Will Cover a 100x Larger Area of the Sky

Remember the Hubble Deep Field? And its successor the Hubble Ultra Deep Field? We sure do here at Universe Today.…

1 year ago

A New Artist’s Illustration of the Extremely Large Telescope. So Many Lasers

Everyone loves lasers. And the only thing better than a bunch of lasers is a bunch of lasers on one…

2 years ago

Arecibo’s Damage is so Serious and Dangerous, They’re Just Going to Scrap the Observatory Entirely

In the wake of a second structural failure, the NSF has announced that the iconic Arecibo Observatory will be decommissioned…

2 years ago

The Most Comprehensive 3D Map of Galaxies Has Been Released

Using the largest survey ever conducted, a team of astronomers from the IfA have created the largest 3D catalog of…

2 years ago

The Carina Nebula. Seen With and Without Adaptive Optics

Ever wonder how modern astronomical observatories take such clear images of distant objects? Advances in mirror design have allowed for…

2 years ago

It Looks Like Firefighters Saved Mt. Wilson Observatory

Thanks to the heroic efforts of firefighters, the Mt. Wilson Observatory is now safe from the California wildfires raging through…

2 years ago

An Update on the Damage to the Arecibo Observatory

The Arecibo Observatory suffered some serious damage last month, but an assessment and investigation is underway and repairs will follow!

2 years ago