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New telescope reveals sun's surface in closest detail yet

New telescope reveals sun's surface in closest detail yet

Images from a powerful new telescope installed on top of a volcano in Hawaii show the surface of the sun in the closest detail yet, revealing features as small as 30km (18 miles) across.

Meteor shower to be visible in Qatar

Meteor shower to be visible in Qatar

Qatar Centre for Space Sciences and Astronomy has said that Qatar's skies will witness a "stunning astronomical event" as Perseid meteor shower becomes visible on Friday with more than 100 meteors possibly seen per hour.

Souq visitors get a chance to see some planets through a telescope

Souq visitors get a chance to see some planets through a telescope

The opportunity to gaze up close at some planets in the solar system through a powerful telescope is one of the attractions at Souq Waqif these days.

Telescope used on Armstrong's moon landing finds new galaxies

Telescope used on Armstrong's moon landing finds new galaxies

An Australian telescope used to broadcast live vision of man's first steps on the moon in 1969 has found hundreds of new galaxies hidden behind the Milky Way ...