Science

discovery of the SU UMa nature of OT J231308.1+233702 (2011)
discovery of the SU UMa nature of OT J231308.1+233702 (2011)

Undoubtedly, the Virtual Telescope is one of the most active facilities on the planet doing astronomical research. Asteroids, comets, exoplanets, supernovae, novae, gammy-ray bursts and variable stars are just some of the areas where the Virtual Telescope showed its outstanding capabilities.

The amazing reliability and state-of-the-art technologies of the system offer a very quick response and very short reaction time, making the Virtual Telescope capable of top rate science for transient phenomena. The system can be fully, remotely controlled with a smartphone, making it a real “pocket” telescope.

Many scientific contributions on professional journals are reported by the NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service.

Over the last few years, the Virtual Telescope made a huge number of discoveries including asteroids, exoplanets and variable stars.

Below, you will find some of the most interesting ones.

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