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ZTF team shares sky scanner’s greatest hits

A state-of-the-art astronomical camera system in California known as the Zwicky Transient Facility is rolling out an early batch of greatest hits with an assist from the University of Washington. The wide-angle camera makes use of the 48-inch Samuel Oschin Telescope at Southern California’s … Continue reading

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Super-wide-angle sky survey celebrates ‘first light’

A sky survey that draws upon the data-crunching skills of researchers at the University of Washington has reached a milestone known as “first light” — and the view is awesome. The Zwicky Transient Facility takes super-wide-angle pictures of the night sky, using a … Continue reading

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