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Chinese Scientists Complete First SKA Regional Center Prototype
1.jpg Chinese scientists have developed the first regional center prototype of the Square Kilometer Array ( SKA ) , the world ' s largest astronomical device .The prototype , developed by the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory ( SHAO ) with the support of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the C...
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Searching the predecessor of the merging galaxy
On a clear night in 1785 , William Herschel used his own telescope to observe as usual .The difference is that this night he found a very unusual celestial object in Corvus ( the Antennae Galaxy , Fig .Since then , such kind of celestial objects , called the merging galaxies , have fascinated cou...
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Scientific Progress
Succeed or Fail? Fate of the Jet after GW170817 is Discovered [2019.03.12]
CALL FOR PROPOSALS TIANMA RADIO TELESCOPE [2019.01.15]
SHAO Researchers Discovered a Month-long QPO in Gamma-ray of a Blazar [2018.11.27]
Has Juno solved the mysterious origin of the Jupiter’s zonal winds? [2018.09.06]
Seminars
VLBI astrometry of long period variables using VERA [2019.11.26]
Hydrodynamical galaxy formation simulations: Current results and future prospects [2019.10.31]
Zooming in on protoplanetary disks with ALMA [2019.10.18]
Progress of Square Kilometre Array [2019.09.18]
Colloquia
The importance of telescopes of all sizes, from small to extremely large:
International Workshop on GNSS Ionosphere (IWGI2018), Nov 4-6, 2018, Shanghai
EVN Technical Operations Group Meeting
APSG-2017 1st Announcement
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SHAO was formally established in 1962 following the amalgamation of the former Xujiahui (originally spelt Zi-Ka-Wei) and Sheshan observatories, which were founded by the French Mission Catholique in 1872 and 1900 respectively.
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