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What does UKIRT stand for?

UKIRT stands for United Kingdom Infrared Telescope


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Using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope atop Hawaii's Manna Kea, researchers took a spectrum of the quasar light and identified radiation emitted by magnesium ions in the black hole's swirling disk.
Other researchers discovered the methane in these two dwarfs by examining spectra taken at the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope on Mauna Kea.
Armed with these images, as well a smaller set his team took with the William Herschel Telescope in the Canary Islands, Spain, and the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, Shanks' team found that the number of galaxies increases sharply as their brightness decreases.