Stargazer January 30 - February 5, 2017: A Mauna Kea Team Effort of Discovery

Jan 30, 2017

Credit courtesy of Shawn A. Laatsch

This week on Stargazer in addition to hearing about some planets to look for in our dark island skies, we learn about a team effort discovery at the Mauna Kea summit as HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

This image is a composite taken by the Subaru Suprime-Cam
Credit C. E. Rusu, C. D. Fassnacht / NAOJ
An image showing the five lensed quasars and the foreground galaxies that were studied by the group of researchers.
Credit NASA, ESA, S. Suyu (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics), M. W. Auger (University of Cambridge)

Learn more about the discoveries in this press release from the Subaru Telescope.