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One of Neptune's Dark Spots Finally Seen From Earth

Using the ESO's VLT, an international team of observers was able to study Neptune's Great Dark Spot with a ground-based…

6 months ago

New Photos Show a Black Hole Blasting out Powerful Winds

Pictures of galaxies never cease to amaze, and astronomers are consistently coming up with new ones that provide a different…

2 years ago

Black Holes Were Already Feasting Just 1.5 Billion Years After the Big Bang

Using the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT), an international team of astronomers observed gas clouds that in the early Universe…

4 years ago

There’s a New Record for the Most Massive Black Hole Ever Seen: 40 Billion Solar Masses

Astronomers have spotted a 40 billion solar mass black hole in the Abell 85 cluster of galaxies. They found the…

4 years ago

The Saturn Nebula Kind of Looks Like the Planet in a Small Telescope, But in One of the Most Powerful Telescopes on Earth, it Looks Like This

Saturn is an icon. There's nothing else like it in the Solar System, and it's something even children recognize. But…

5 years ago

This is a Photo of Neptune, From the Ground! ESO’s New Adaptive Optics Makes Ground Telescopes Ignore the Earth’s Atmosphere

Using advanced adaptive optics, the ESO's Very Large Telescope was able to capture pictures of Neptune, star clusters and other…

6 years ago