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MeerKAT 64-dish telescope launched!

With never before seen images of the centre of the milky way.

“The South African Science fraternity reached another milestone with the official launch of the MeerKAT 64-dish radio telescope on Friday (13/07) in Carnarvon.This image shows a wealth of never before seen features and a clearer view of previously known supernova remnants star-forming regions and radio filaments. It shows the clearest view yet of the central regions of our galaxy.” See: Centre of the Milky Way more visible

Well done team MeerKAT!

More information:

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