Telescope

04.27.16
Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon
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Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon

It's 1,300 times fainter than the celestial body it's orbiting.

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04.11.16
NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health
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NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health

The mission crew successfully brought their spacecraft back from the brink.

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04.08.16
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
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NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets

Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.

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03.29.16
Amateur astronomers caught a Jupiter impact on camera
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Amateur astronomers caught a Jupiter impact on camera

An asteroid or comet smacked into the gas giant, and there's telescope video to prove it.

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02.20.16
NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
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NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble

WFIRST's extremely large viewing area will help you understand the universe.

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02.20.16
ICYMI: NASA's new telescope, amazing robot hand and more
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ICYMI: NASA's new telescope, amazing robot hand and more

Hubble might be able to analyze exoplanet atmosphere, but the new one will cover 100 times the area.

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