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NASA's Swift mission probes an exotic object: 'Kicked' black hole or mega star?
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Astronomers observe possible black hole booted 2,600 light-yea...

An international team of researchers analyzing decades of observations from many facilities; including the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, the Pan-STARRS1 telescope on Haleakala and NASA's Swift satellite has observed the event. The mystery ... Business Standard India, 2 months ago

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Concordia University Awarded Keck Foundation Grant for Astronomy Research and Observatory Facilities

- Concordia University Irvine (CUI) was awarded a $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to build and upgrade astronomical observatory facilities. The grant will promote advanced astronomy research, integrate astronomy into CUI's science ...
 4 Traders1 month ago

Hawaii breaks 122-year old cold weather record

W.M. Keck Observatory Webcamera Icicles covered part of the lens of a webcamear at the W.M. Keck Observatory at Mauna Kea Monday morning as snow remained on the ground from a storm over the weekend. The unusually cold weather over the last two ...
 Sott.net3 weeks ago

UH Astronomer, Keck Observatory Confirm First Kepler K2 Exoplanet

Despite a malfunction that ended its primary mission in May 2013, NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered a new super-Earth using data collected during its second life, known as the K2 mission. University of Hawaii astronomer Christoph Baranec ...
 SpaceRef1 month ago
Universe Today

Did a Galactic Smashup Kick Out a Supermassive Black Hole?

Near-infrared image of the dwarf galaxy Markarian 177 and what maybe an ejected SMBH. Credit: W. M. Keck Observatory/M. Koss (ETH Zurich) et al. Crazy things can happen when galaxies collide, as they sometimes do. Although individual stars rarely ...
 Universe Today2 months ago Space oddity: Rogue black holes or strange supernova?  Mother Nature Network2 months ago Mystery Object in Space: A Rogue Black Hole or Strange Supernova?  Space.com2 months ago New technique nails distance to supermassive black hole  Physicsworld.com1 month ago

UC reverses decision to discontinue funding for Lick Observatory

By River Sween The University of California recently reversed its decision to discontinue funding for Lick Observatory after reexamining its budget and realizing it could afford funding for UC observatories, officials said. Scientists in the UC ...
 Individual.com2 months ago

Black hole chokes on a swallowed star

A five-year analysis of an event captured by a tiny telescope at McDonald Observatory and followed up by telescopes on the ground and in space has led astronomers to believe they witnessed a giant black hole tear apart a star. The work is published ...
 PhysOrg.com2 days ago Black Hole Chokes on 'Dougie,' Former Sun-Star (SEE THE ANIMATION)  Hngn.com1 day ago

These Next-Gen Telescopes Will Peer Into The Deep History Of The Universe

Astronomers recently held groundbreakings for three huge telescopes in five months, the first of which should begin observations by 2021. The scopes light-collecting mirrors—each 80 to 126 feet across—will dwarf those at the W.M. Keck ...
 Popular Science3 weeks ago
UC Santa Cruz

Lick Observatory Plans Major Upgrade for Shane Telescope

UC Santa Cruz has been awarded $350,000 in combined grant and donor funds for a major upgrade to the Kast Spectrograph at Lick Observatory. Astronomers throughout the UC system use the Kast Spectrograph for scientific research across a broad range ...
 SpaceRef1 month ago

'Eye of Sauron' Galaxy's Distance Measured Using New Technique

10:41 PM EST The galaxy measured using the new method. (Photo : Chandra X-ray Observatory ) Researchers determined a new method of measuring the distance of far-off galaxies. In the new method researchers measure the p"hysical and ...
 Hngn.com2 months ago One Ring To Rule Them All: Eye of Sauron Galaxy Unlocks New Measurement Technique  Tech Times1 month ago 'Eye of Sauron' Helps Scientists Develop New Method to Accurately Measure Galactic Distances  Tech Times2 months ago "Eye of Sauron" Galaxy Used For New Method of Galactic Surveying  Universe Today2 months ago
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