A variety of stargazing techniques have been developed and attempted over the years to try to peer through regions of the sky in order to see the universe beyond it.
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The VATT, which is paid for by private donations, is today located on a mountaintop in rural Arizona about 200 miles southeast of Phoenix.
‘The heavens declare the glory of God,’ says Psalm 19, ‘and the firmament proclaims the works of his hands’
The Pontiff drew inspiration from Psalm 8 in letter to students and faculty of the Vatican Observatory Summer School.
The Vatican Observatory announced this week the naming of four newly discovered asteroids after notable Catholics, including Pope Gregory XIII, who began the tradition of papal astronomers and observatories.
Started in 1986, the program has historically given students the opportunity to dive into astronomy while also experiencing Italian culture.
The discovery of astronomers Father Gabriele Gionti and Father Matteo Galaverni ‘could spark a revolution in our understanding of the early universe.’
With roots dating back to 1582, the Vatican Observatory is one of the oldest active astronomical observatories in the world.