First Image of a Black Hole – Event Horizon

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of 8 ground-based radio telescopes and part of an international collaboration — captured the first image of a black hole. On April 10th 2019, EHT researchers disclosed the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole in the heart of the Galaxy Messier 87.

5 Budget-Friendly Telescopes You Can Choose For Viewing Planets

Socrates couldn’t have been more right when he said: “I know one thing, that I know nothing.” Even with all of the advancements we, as a species, have made in this world, it’s still nothing compared to countless of wonders waiting to be discovered in the vast universe.
If you’ve recently developed an interest in astronomy and stargazing but don’t know whether you are serious enough to actually pursue such an endeavor, the best thing for you to do is get an affordable telescope and try to peer into the vast cosmos yourself to find out whether this is actually something you would want to do in the long-run.

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The story behind Planet Sun

Some words about history of Planet Sun. For round about six years Planet Sun has been an aggregation of public weblogs written by employees of Sun Microsystems. Though it never was a product or publication of Sun Microsystems itself. The website was powered by Planet and run by David Edmondson. On 01 Mar 2010 David … Read more