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2016-Dec-30, 09:00 PM
NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) accomplished much during its first mission, which ran from December of 2009 to September of 2010. During the many months that it was active, the orbital telescope conducted an all-sky astronomical survey in the infrared band and discovered thousands of minor planets and numerous star clusters. The extension of […]
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2016-Dec-30, 09:44 PM
Pretty cool Fraser!
I hope that WISE finds a couple of active naked eye comets that will be nearing the sun during the upcoming total solar eclipse in August.