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What does UKST stand for?

UKST stands for United Kingdom Schmidt Telescope


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Malin became interested in a cometary globule called CG4 when photographs taken with the United Kingdom Schmidt Telescope in Epping showed that the object appeared dramatically different depending on whether it was viewed through a red or a blue filter.
Indeed, when first discovered late in1985 as the group was using the United Kingdom Schmidt telescope to survey the Virgo cluster for dark dwarf galaxies, Malin 1 was thought to be part of the cluster.