Contact: Steve Koppes
University of Chicago
Caption: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Skynet system includes these robotic telescopes at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. Thus far Skynet has taken nearly five million exposures for approximately 30,000 professional astronomers, students of all ages and the general public.
Credit: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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