Large Binocular Telescope


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Large Binocular Telescope

(LDT) See Steward Observatory.
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Large Binocular Telescope Observatory, University of Arizona, 933 North Cherry Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85721.
For Christian Veillet, director of the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory, or LBTO, this discovery demonstrates both the power of international collaborations and the benefit of using a variety of facilities spread throughout the world.
First found as part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey in 2016, the dwarf SFG was studied in detail by astronomers from the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) and the University of Virginia (UVA), who used the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona.
Keck was soon followed in 1996 by the 9.2-meter Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) in Texas, in 2005 by the 9.8-meter Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) in South Africa and the first of the two 8.4-meter mirrors of the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona, and in 2008 by the 10.4-meter Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) in the Canary Islands.
Observations with the Large Binocular Telescope and the Kitt Peak 4-meter telescope began in 2010, after SN 2009ig had faded by a factor of 10,000 from its peak brightness.
The largest non-segmented mirrors are the two 8.4-meter optical lenses used in the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona, but even those two together add up to just over half of ELT's light-gathering ability.
In the analysis, the research team also obtained images from the Large Binocular Telescope at the Mount Graham International Observatory in Arizona and spectroscopic data from the San Pedro Martir Observatory in Baja California, Mexico.
New images from the Large Binocular Telescope atop Arizona's Mount Graham show that the two-eyed leviathan is finally on its way to producing the observations it was made to do.
NASA's (https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/collapsing-star-gives-birth-to-a-black-hole) Goddard Space Flight Center said astronomers spotted something fishy with the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona and the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes when they trained the equipment in the direction of the star - or rather they didn't spot anything; the star had simply disappeared.
In a new study, researchers described observations of recent supernova 2011fe that they captured with the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) using a tool created at Ohio State University: the Multi-Object Double Spectrograph (MODS), which measures the frequencies and intensities of light shining from a star.
For now, the world's largest optical telescopes are the twin 10.4-meter Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona, the 10.4meter Gran Telescopio Canarias in the Canary Islands, and the 10-meter Keck I and II scopes in Hawaii.
Astronomers using the Large Binocular Telescope in Mt.