News From the Field
All the data in the sky, alerted via UW eyes
February 7, 2019
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.The Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), based at the Palomar Observatory, has identified over a thousand new objects and phenomena in the night sky, including more than 1,100 new supernovae and 50 near-Earth asteroids. University of Washington (UW) scientists are part of the ZTF team and led the development of the collaboration's alert system, which informs science teams of possible new objects or changes to known objects in the sky. Full Story
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