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Daily cosmobite: the best telescopes site 2

Dome C in Antarctica. Courtesy University of New South WalesRecent research indicates that the world’s best spot for a telescope is a frozen plateau in Antarctica known as Dome C. In winter observing is possible from there for 24 hours a day, the sky is dark and the air above is still and dry. Astronomers are planning to put a medium size telescope at the isolated site.

Dome C in Antarctica. Courtesy University of New South Wales

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