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Astronomers using the SOAR telescope at CTIO have discovered a spectacular extended jet from a young brown dwarf. While young stars are known to launch jets that extend over a light year or more, this is the first such jet from a brown dwarf. The discovery, made by a team that includes NOAO astronomers Cesar Briceno and Steve Heathcote, lends new insight into how substellar objects form. Read...
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UC Astronomers, Observers at Lick and Keck, Technical Facilities, Instrumentation, Thirty-Meter Telescope. This beloved Bay Area icon is both an active research facility and a resource for public outreach. UCO is also the center for the UC participation in the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) project. Since 1888, Lick Observatory has been at forefront of astronomical research. And acts as a...
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This site is a place where visitors may see and learn about the rich astronomical heritage of the state of Ohio. This Great Lakes state is not known for many days of crystalline skies, and yet several outstanding observatories have been built here and equipped with their day’s cutting-edge...
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For the first half of the 20th Century, Mount Wilson was the most famous observatory in the world. The biggest telescopes were here, and their new designs were changing the way astronomy was done. Among the many discoveries made on the mountain, a few revolutionized our understanding of our place...
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Observatories - Observatory Solutions specializes in dome observatories for astronomy enthusiasts. We provides sales and consultating on home observatories, ranging from modest structures to sophisticated, fully automated configurations. We provide supervision and guidance of your crew to...
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Sunriver's elevation, pitch-dark surroundings, and crystal clear air make it perfect for stargazing. At the Oregon Observatory, you won't be lining up just for one quick peek. We have many of our telescopes set up for your enjoyment, from Tele Vue refractors to our 30-inch Newtonian. So if you really want to see the sights of Bend and Central Oregon, then we want to see you at the Oregon...
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The most significant natural danger to life on Earth comes from asteroids and comets. The Spaceguard Centre is a working observatory, and the main source of information. On a visit one of the country’s leading experts will explain the structure of the solar system, why we have a problem and how we can solve it. The observatory is located on a remote, dark sky site ideal for astronomy,...
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The Gemini Observatory consists of twin 8.1-meter diameter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best observing sites on the planet. From their locations on mountains in Hawai'i and Chile, Gemini Observatory's telescopes can collectively access the entire sky. Gemini is operated by a partnership of five countries including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Any...
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SRO has been in operation since 2007, currently hosting more than 30 telescope systems and growing. We are honored to host a respected, international roster of clients, which includes institutions, corporations, and individuals. SRO offers telescope hosting in multi-telescope shared observatories, private observatories, climate-controlled observatories, and custom observatories. A significant...
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The development of observing systems and networks is an important priority for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other federal agencies. Many new efforts are now being added to a large set of pre-existing projects and networks. Cyberinfrastructure (CI) plays a central and increasing role in environment observation programs. The vast improvements in measurement technologies, coupled with...
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The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) is beginning work to compile a special issue of Oceanography Magazine centered around the OOI and research conducted using its data. Within the special issue, we would like to include articles written by you, our OOI user community, on your research using OOI data. The Axial Seamount Biology Catalog is a collection of stunning video and still imagery...
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The 10-meter Hobby-Eberly Telescope has completed a multiyear $40 Million upgrade to enable it to take on the biggest challenges in astronomy today: unraveling the mystery of dark energy, probing distant galaxies and black holes, discovering and characterizing planets around other stars and much more. The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization is announcing the appointment of physicist Robert N....
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Backyard Observatories - Providing the highest quality telescope observatories. This extremely flexible and robust system is a must-have tool for anyone wishing to secure, monitor, control, and integrate their telescope observatory. The m1OASYS works with popular image acquisition programs like CCDAutoPilot. The m1OASYS is a do-it-yourself package that is easy to install and configure. The...
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SkyShed POD Dome Observatory, SkyPOD,POD MAX portable permanent observatory, portable observatory, backyard observatory, personal observatory dome, Makers of SkyShed Observatories. We sell Dome and Roll Off Type Dome Observatories. Portable observatory, permanent observatory Vanilla Ice Project. This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them.SkyShed POD SkyShedPOD SkyPOD POD MAX...
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The National Solar Observatory is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation, for the benefit of the astronomical community. NSO to Present Final Sunspot Workshop "High-resolution solar physics: past, present, future". Proposals Sought for Operation of the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak....
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Astrodomes has been leading the way in observatory domes for the last 30 years. During that time we have built a globally recognised reputation for building the best domes on the market. Who Is our market? We cater for professional and amateur astronomers alike. Astrodomes prides itself on having a diverse range of clients and we often build observatories for schools, universities and colleges...
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Just to settle it once and for all: Which came first the Chicken or the Egg? The Egg -- laid by a bird that was not a Chicken. Americans use 50 million tons of paper annually -- consuming more than 850 million trees. At 13.8 billion years old, the Universe is only three times older than the Earth itself.
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View information about the Conference on New Data Linkages Download previous reports from 2010 to the present Read and comment on the Vision statement Respond to the Call for Brief White Papers from the scientific community Review the Network Plan Find out more about the Network members Find out how to participate in live discussions about Social Observatories. NSF RCN : Social Observatory...
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Since starting this outfit in 1983 with an old Land Cruiser and a basket full of sweaters, my guides and I have had the enviable job of guiding nice folks, like you, to the beauty of Mauna Kea. For us, guiding Mauna Kea isn’t a sideline or the greatest new visitor product. For us, it’s our passion, our responsibility, and our pleasure. We invite you to experience what is quite possibly the most...
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We are proud to present our beautiful new large scale Orrery! This fantastic addition to the Spectacular Science exhibits is located in the Domes of Discovery exhibition in Dome F. The Orrery shows the movements of the planets and our Moon around the Sun giving you a fantastic insight into why we can see planets at different times as the years progress. Every Wednesday why not leave the car at...
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