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CSFK participation in preparing for the ultra-precise positional measurements of the European JUICE spacecraft en route to Jupiter
CSFK participation in preparing for the ultra-precise positional measurements of the European JUICE spacecraft en route to Jupiter
Sándor Frey
2023. december 19.
A radio transmitter on a space probe can do more than just communicate and send data home. With the right expertise, it also provides radio astronomers with an excellent opportunity to carry out original scientific measurements.
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New Gaia release reveals rare lenses, half a million more stars, and unforeseen science
New Gaia release reveals rare lenses, half a million more stars, and unforeseen science
CSFK
2023. october 18.
ESA's Gaia mission released a goldmine of knowledge about our galaxy and beyond. Four hundred scientists worked on the mission’s latest ‘focused product release’ (FPR), with the active involvement of eight researchers from the Observatory.
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How do you weigh a star? Masses of RR Lyrae stars revealed through their pulsations
How do you weigh a star? Masses of RR Lyrae stars revealed through their pulsations
CSFK
2023. september 08.
Measuring the masses of stars is not always easy, and for the RR Lyrae-type variable stars, in particular, there has been no good way to do this. Our researchers are the first to determine the masses of such stars using seismic models.
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