SOFIAtelescope (@SOFIAtelescope )


Bio A Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a 106-inch telescope. This joint project of @NASA and @DLR_en is the worlds largest airborne observatory.
Location California
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Account created 20-10-2008 22:57:21
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Sprinklr : We spent last night observing Comet 46P/Wirtanen as it made one of its closest flybys of Earth. Were studying the chemical fingerprints of the comets water to learn about the origins and history of water in the solar system — including Earth’s oceans!