In much the way clouds hiding the Sun can show bright linings, the quasar identified by the VLT
is hidden but lights up the dust clouds around it.
When the researchers analyzed the VLT
data, they found that the light passing through the highly-magnetized space around RX J1856.5-3754 - a neutron star located just 400 light-years from Earth - was polarized by about 16 percent.
The observations of the star and the discovery of its surrounding shells were made using the VISIR infrared camera on the VLT
. The pictures are the first of this object to clearly show the material around it and reveal two almost perfectly spherical shells.
Directed by Diane Johnson, the play opens Friday at VLT
's 75-seat Stage Left.
said that the loss of the contract would force it to take some measures to reduce costs.
Up close the VLT
domes seem larger than life, Yepun being leftmost in the large picture (facing page).
According to Isella, comparing the data collected by the ALMA and VLT
allowed them to confirm that the dust of particles surrounding the planets are actually part of a circumplanetary disk.
De Pater and Molter led the ALMA observations, while Michael Roman and Leigh Fletcher from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom led the VLT
On Tuesday, Loke announced that private vehicle owners may tint their non-driver windows beyond the current visible light transmission (VLT
) limits as long as their vehicles have side mirrors.
has published a list of its most debt-affected citizens in the city.