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Sophisticated Telescope Camera Debuts With Peek at Nest of Black Holes

September 15, 2009

galactic center of the Milky Way Less than two months after they inaugurated the world's largest telescope, University of Florida astronomers have used one of the world's most advanced telescopic instruments to gather images of the heavens. Full Story

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