Konkoly Observatory is the leading Astronomical research facility in Hungary, established in 1899, and currently hosting more than 50 scientists. It is a member institute of the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA CSFK).

Konkoly Thege Miklós út 15-17, H-1121 Budapest, Hungary

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Kepler has caught hundreds of asteroids

Previously, the Kepler space telescope looked straight out from the solar system in a direction almost perpendicular to the ecliptic and the plane of the planets. This way, it could observe the same spot all year long, as ...

Kepler watched a Cepheid star boil

After four years of continuous monitoring, astronomers detected clear signs of convective cells in a giant pulsating star for the first time using the Kepler space telescope.