National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Record-breaking astrometric precision achieved with VERA

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VERA (VLBI Exploration of Radio Astrometry) has demonstrated its high capability of precise astrometry by breaking the world record of the largest distance measured by means of trigonometric parallax as well as by providing the best distance measurement for Orion KL, one of the most important Galactic objects.


More info: VERA web page