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night sky
illustration of a radio signal beaming towards earth
Aerial view of Paranal with VISTA in the foreground and the Very Large Telescope in the background.
The best telescopes for viewing the planets
A supermassive black hole inflates massive lobes, visible here in X-rays, above and below the Centaurus A galaxy.
A bluish planet floats in space without a star to orbit
The Milky Way Galaxy
An image from the Hubble telescope showing many galaxies.
The first-ever image of the magnetic fields of a black hole.
The sun over Maunakea volcano and research observatories in Hawaii