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Our View of Space Is Becoming Blurrier as Our Planet Heats Up, Astronomers Warn – ScienceAlert

The world’s most advanced telescopes were not made for today’s temperatures, and it’s messing with our observations of the night sky.

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The world’s most advanced telescopes were not made for today’s temperatures, and it’s messing with our observations of the night sky. 
Three decades-worth of data from the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile – home of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) – has revealed several ways in which climate change is already impacting astronomical observations. And several ways in which it might get worse.
The VLT sits in the Atacama desert, the driest place on Earth outside…

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