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Subaru Telescope Snaps Close-up Infrared Shot of Mars

Subaru Telescope Snaps Close-up Infrared Shot of Mars

July 30, 2018

The Subaru Telescope took a near-infrared image of Mars on July 29, 2018 (Hawaii Time), just before the Red Planet’s closest approach to Earth on July 30, 2018. Several patterns on the surface of Mars are clearly seen in the image...

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Astronomers Find 12 New Moons, One Oddball, Orbiting Jupiter

Astronomers Find 12 New Moons, One Oddball, Orbiting Jupiter

July 20, 2018

Scientists announced the discovery of 12 new moons orbiting the planet Jupiter, including one oddball that bucks the trend by orbiting in the opposite direction from others of its kind. The Subaru Telescope's wide-field imaging data allowed the team to follow the motions of the moons and refine the orbits of these satellites...

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