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Versatile Instrument to Scout for Kuiper Belt Objects

Crab Pulsar via CHIMERA

This image of the Crab Pulsar was taken with CHIMERA, an instrument at the Palomar Observatory, which is operated by the California Institute of Technology.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

At the Palomar Observatory near San Diego, astronomers are busy tinkering with a high-tech instrument that could discover a variety of objects both far from Earth and closer to home.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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