3.9-metre Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) Dr Stefania Barsanti (ANU)  Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia 14.September.2023 (Nic Vevers/ANU)

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Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012
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To keep size and weight down and communications capacity high, the consortium plans to us use Ka-band (26.5-40 GHz ) radio communication and highly directional transmitting and receiving antennae on the spacecraft.

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Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012
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The Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre at Mount Stromlo Observatory is rapidly becoming one of the most advanced astronomical instrument and spacecraft assembly facilities in the country.

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Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012
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EOS created a major stir in the aerospace world during 2000 by demonstrating that they could track space junk using a laser - a feat thought to be very difficult, if not impossible by international aerospace companies at the time.

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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
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SkyMapper will be the first survey telescope to create a detailed digital map of the southern skies

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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
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ANU researchers Dr Raquel Salmeron from the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Dr Trevor Ireland from the Research School of Earth Sciences, have proposed a new theory as to how chondrules formed in the early solar system.

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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
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In the case of protecting the Earth from a massive impact, a large part of that precaution is the Catalina Sky Survey.

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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
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This is a really exciting opportunity not only to study a red dwarf at close quarters, but to study one around which young planets will most likely be forming.

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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
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The decision to fund Australian partnership in the Giant Magellan Telescope will guarantee our astronomers a 10% share in what will be by far the largest and most powerful telescope the world has ever seen.

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Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012
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A PhD student at the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Catherine Farage, is studying massive ellipticals in galaxy clusters, to look for clues that could help to explain the mechanisms behind the formation of large galaxies.

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