VISTA Telescope

Astronomers Find a Blinking Star Near the Center of the Milky Way

In this week’s edition of new unexplained astronomical phenomena, a team of astronomers led by Dr. Leigh Smith from Cambridge…

3 years ago

Enjoy The Biggest Infrared Image Ever Taken Of The Small Magellanic Cloud Without All That Pesky Dust In The Way

A new image of the Small Magellanic Cloud reveals its population of stars in stunningly rich detail.

7 years ago

Zoom Through 84 Million Stars in Gigantic New 9-Gigapixel Image

The image above is a portion of a new gigantic nine-gigapixel image from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s…

11 years ago

96 New Reasons To Love Star Clusters

[/caption] "Ninety-six clusters of stars in the sky.... Ninety-six clusters of stars... You take one down and pass it around..."…

13 years ago

Dive Into the Infrared Lagoon (Nebula)!

[/caption] This rich and stunning new infrared view of the Lagoon Nebula shows detail never seen before. Doesn’t it make…

13 years ago

Ambitious Survey Spots Stellar Nurseries

[/caption] ESO’s VISTA telescope has begun a new survey of the Magellanic Cloud, and this spectacular image of the Tarantula…

14 years ago

Zoom into a New VISTA of the Sculptor Galaxy

The new VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile (the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) has captured…

14 years ago

New VISTA of Orion

[/caption] Oh-oh-oh Orion! The new VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) infrared survey telescope has used its huge…

14 years ago