Amazing telescopes produce hot space images

Ground-based telescopes continue to produce some of world's important space discoveries

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Using the European Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network (EVN) and the UK's Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network (MERLIN), a group of researchers, led by Professor Michael Garrett, general director of the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, ASTRON, made high-resolution radio observations of the region of space around Hanny's Voorwerp ("Hanny's Object"). The radio observations show that in this small region, IC 2497 is producing stars with a total mass of 70 suns every year.

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