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HyperBaseline Telescopes – NanoArcSecond Resolution

HyperBaseline Telescopes (c) Copyright 2011 David j Dilworth Imagine resolving details of nearby stars and their planets. Sub-nano-arc second resolution should be possible with this proposal for a telescope that is composed of a set of three sets of two … Continue reading

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New Record for Directly Measuring Astronomical Distances beyond our Local Supercluster – 450 million light years – with only 9% uncertainty

The new record for the farthest object whose distance was directly measured is 450 million light years with an uncertainty of no more than 9 percent. Our Milky Way galaxy is only 100,000 light years across. 450 million light years … Continue reading

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