Astronomy

Professional Astronomy

When you see the size of small astronomical instruments sold in specialty stores, they only impress novices. On the other hand, a telescope of 200 mm in diameter measuring between 1.5 and 2 m in height like the one presented above on the left intimidates already an amateur informed by its proportions and the quality …

Sky Surveyors

As the day dies, on the promontory of a mountain at the forefront of the universe, a dome opens. In the reddish opening is a telescope with unusual dimensions. Moments later, the giant’s bright eye comes to life, looking towards infinity. Mechanically we follow his movements and a question comes naturally to our mind: What …