Subaru Telescope Identifies the Outermost Edge of our Milky Way System
June 21, 2019
A team of researchers identified the outermost edge of the Milky Way Galaxy. Using the Subaru Telescope, the researchers examined the boundary of the stellar system that makes up our Galaxy. The ultimate size of our Galaxy is 520,000 light years in radius, 20 times larger than the distance between the Galactic Center and our solar system...
Subaru Telescope Captures 1800 Exploding Stars
May 29, 2019
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope identified about 1800 new supernovae in the distant Universe, including 58 Type Ia supernovae over 8 billion light-years away. These findings will help elucidate the expansion of the Universe...