The UArizona 12-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak Is Part of Something Much Bigger: the Event Horizon Telescope

Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 14:53 in Astronomy & Space

In the past few years, scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope consortium have managed to successfully image not just one, but two supermassive black holes using a technique known as Very Long Baseline Interferometry. Doing so, however, is not a proverbial walk in the cosmic park, and future targets of discovery need even more power. To assist in this mission, a telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory has also joined the fray.

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