Trans- Himalayan region becoming one of the promising astronomical sites globally

What is the news? A recent study said that the Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO) located at Hanle near Leh in Ladakh is becoming one of the promising observatory sites globally. This is due to its advantages of more clear nights, minimal light pollution, background aerosol concentration, extremely dry atmospheric condition, and uninterrupted by monsoon. About… Continue reading Trans- Himalayan region becoming one of the promising astronomical sites globally