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Northern lights are the most visible sign of the Sun's activity – and other facts about our closest star

The Sun has been studied at Aalto University's Metsähovi Radio Observatory over 40 years. These observations form the basis for solar radio maps that provide researchers with an insight into the Sun’s behaviour, for example.
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Solar map

Team behind the first black hole image awarded a multi-million dollar prize – Tuomas Savolainen is one of the awardees

Next up for the researchers is recording a video of gas entering the black hole.
Honoured, Press releases
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Tuomas Savolainen

Renovations at Metsähovi Radio Observatory start in September

The observatory will see a total makeover in researcher and visitor facilities as well as in equipment.
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Aalto University / Students walking towards Metsähovi radio observatory / photo: Linda Koskinen

A photo of a black hole was a distant dream – until now

Aalto’s Tuomas Savolainen helped make history with the first image of a black hole located 55 million light years away
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Tuomas Savolainen

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

Aalto University contributed to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87
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A ground-breaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope presented 10 April

Six press conferences will be held simultaneously around the globe.
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This image contains a collage of ESO’s telescopes at various sites in Chile.

Dim light from far-away galaxies deserves a second look

Radio waves are being picked up from galaxies long considered to be silent. What’s up?
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Way Out There - Metsähovi Radio Observatory

Hey, space!

An updated course in radio astronomy allows students to observe far-away galaxies with the help of Finland's only radio telescope used for astronomical research.
Studies
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Aalto University / Students walking towards Metsähovi radio observatory / photo: Linda Koskinen

A unique set of observations revealed: Solar radio brightenings behave like a beating heart

Solar research helps to predict solar storms that pose significant problems for telecommunications, GPS systems, and electricity distribution networks.
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Aurinkokartta on otettu 2.9.2018. Kartan värit ovat vain visualisointia varten. Kartan vasemmassa reunassa on havaittavissa heikko radiokirkastuma, mikä näkyy kartalla haalean keltaisena alueena.

Deep inside Perseus A – A telescope larger than the Earth makes a sharp image of the formation of black hole jets in the core of a radio galaxy

An international team of researchers has imaged newly forming jets of plasma from a massive black hole with unprecedented accuracy.
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Weisell Foundation donates 50 000 euros to Aalto University’s Metsähovi Radio Observatory

The donation will be used to purchase control motors and a receiver for a 5.5 metre radio telescope.
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In Metsähovi space is at the end of the radio telescope

Finland’s only radio-astronomical observatory opens its doors to the public on Sunday, 28 August.
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Radio telescope captures solar eclipse even from behind the clouds

Metsähovi solar charts are visible online in almost real time.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Metsähovi Radio Observatory monitors galaxies and forecasts space weather

The observatory is internationally renowned for its research on active galaxies, quasars.
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