What is the most powerful telescope in the world?

What is the most powerful telescope in the world?

The Giant Magellan Telescope

Where is the most powerful telescope on Earth?

The world's most powerful solar telescope has opened its eyes. Atop the Haleakala mountain in Hawaii, the 4-metre Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is finally looking at the Sun. The US$344-million observatory, which has been two decades in the making, is scrutinizing the star in extraordinary detail.

Can we see Hubble from Earth?

Hubble is best seen from areas of the Earth that are between the latitudes of 28.

Can Hubble see the flag on the moon?

Can you see an American flag on the moon with a telescope? Even the powerful Hubble Space Telescope isn't strong enough to capture pictures of the flags on the moon. But the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the unmanned spacecraft launched in 2009, is equipped with cameras to photograph the moon's surface.

Is space really colorful?

Space emits a range of wavelengths of light, some we can see others we can't. ... However it doesn't record any color but it has got filters which enable it to capture only a certain required wavelength of light.

How far back in time can Hubble see?

The Hubble Space Telescope can see objects even more distant than your eyes can. When it takes a picture of a galaxy 100 million light years away, we are seeing the galaxy as it looked 100 million years ago.

How far can the Hubble telescope see into the universe?

about 10-15 billion light-years

How far in space have we seen?

30 billion light-years away

Is the space infinite?

Because we live in three dimensions, 250 times the radius means (250)3 times the volume, or more than 15 million times as much space. But, big as that is, it still isn't infinite. A lower bound of the Universe being at least 11 trillion light years in all directions is tremendous, but it's still finite.

How many Earth years is a Lightyear?

A light-year is the distance a beam of light travels in a single Earth year, or 6 trillion miles (9.

How long would it take to travel 11 light years?

If you went at light speed, it would take 11 years. The fastest mankind has sent things (Voyager 1 and 2) have reached speeds of 35,000 mph and will take 400 years to go 4 light years, so, over a thousand years to go 11 light years.

What is the farthest picture taken in space?

Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken on Febru, by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.

Can you see stars from the moon?

In space, or on the moon, there's no atmosphere to spread the light around, and the sky will appear black at midday – but that doesn't mean it's not just as bright. ... Even in space, stars are relatively dim, and simply don't produce enough light to show up in photos set for bright sunlight.

Do female astronauts wear bras in space?

According to this Salon article[1], yes they do. They don't need the support, but the bra keeps their wobbly bits in place while floating around in microgravity. They also like having an extra layer between said bits and the cameras all over the space station.

Can astronauts fart in space?

When astronauts are not in the space suit and floating about, the fart smell is exaggerated by the lack of airflow from the recycled air used and its inability to mask any smell. ... As per your second question on the ability to thrust about in space from a fart, this is very near impossible.

Can astronauts cry in space?

Astronauts can't cry the same in space as they do on Earth. Your eyes make tears but they stick as a liquid ball. ... Unless an astronaut wipes that water away, tears in space can form a giant clump that can break free of your eye, as The Atlantic explained.

What happen if we cry in space?

According to Hadfield, space tears sting. When those space tears build up enough liquid mass, they'll actually break free of the eye and float around. ... Sad as it would be to float around in space without the ability to cry, we'd miss showering even more.

How much do astronauts get paid?

Civilian astronaut salaries GS-11 astronauts average starting salary: $66,026 per year. GS-14 astronauts can earn up to $144,566 per year.

What happens to poop in space?

Say hello to your new luxury toilet on the International Space Station. Solid waste is collected in a canister as part of the waste hygiene component of the space station's toilet, and those canisters are disposed of during destructive reentry of cargo spacecraft.