May
10

Visiting asteroids help scientists measure the size of distant stars

Visiting asteroids help scientists measure the size of distant stars

The Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System must be be very energetic indeed to capture 300 images a second. On Feb. 22, 2018, as the asteroid Imprinetta passed between the Earth and a distant star known as TYC 5517-227-1, a team of astronomers who had predicted the event captured it with a camera shooting… Continue reading Visiting asteroids help scientists measure the size of distant stars

Continue Reading | Comments Off on Visiting asteroids help scientists measure the size of distant stars

Next Page