Zwicky Transient Facility sees "First Light"

Published: 22/11/2017
Zwicky Transient Facility sees "First Light"
Source: WWW.SPACEDAILY.COM

College Park MD (SPX) Nov 16, 2017 A new robotic camera with the ability to capture hundreds of thousands of stars and galaxies in a single shot has taken its first image of the sky - an event astronomers refer to as "first light." The camera is the centerpiece of a new automated sky survey project called the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), based at Caltech's Palomar Observatory near San Diego

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