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Version 2.0 of the NOAO Data Lab’s Science Platform features new datasets, including Legacy Survey DR6 and the 30 billion single-epoch measurements from the NOAO Source Catalog, as well as cross-matched tables between Gaia DR2 and all of our highest value catalogs, new web tools to access image cutouts and our virtual storage system, and more!
Try it out at datalab.noao.edu - it’s your universe to explore!
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Announcing: the U.S. Extremely Large Telescope Program. NOAO, GMTO, and TIO have teamed up to enhance US scientific leadership in astronomy and astrophysics.
A Snake in the Clouds: A New Dwarf Galaxy in the Magellanic Bridge. Astronomers using DECam on the CTIO Blanco 4m detected the new galaxy in the stream of gas linking the LMC & SMC.
Components for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) recently arrived at KPNO and were delivered inside the 4-m Mayall enclosure.
Exploding Star Shines Bright, Fades Fast in a discovery made by a team that includes NOAO astronomers A. Zenteno and C. Smith. Read more in the Notre Dame Press Release.
The April 2018 NOAO Newsletter is online and ready to download. It contains sections on Science Highlights, Community Science & Data, System Observing, and NOAO Operations & Staff.
A Runaway Star in the Small Magellanic Cloud. The discovery was made using the CTIO 4-m Blanco telescope. Read more in Lowell Observatory press release.