Opinion

Sunday Space: What to do when one telescope just isn't good enough

By Adam Rains
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:39pm, first published March 21 2020 - 5:30pm
The Very Large Telescope, based in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile, is the most advanced optical instrument. Picture: G. Hdepohl (atacamaphoto.com)/ESO

Solar eclipses are a stunning natural show where the moon, some 3500-kilometers across, almost exactly covers the 1.4-million kilometer diameter sun for a few precious minutes, darkening the skies and revealing the faint Solar corona.

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