Kitt Peak


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Kitt Peak,

6,875 ft (2,095 m) high, on the Papago reservation in the Quinlan Mts., S Ariz., SW of Tucson. It is the site of Kitt Peak National ObservatoryKitt Peak National Observatory,
astronomical observatory located southwest of Tucson, Ariz.; it was founded in 1958 under contract with the National Science Foundation and is administered by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy.
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As part of his doctoral work, Livingston traveled to Kitt Peak observatory in the U.S.
The Burrell Schmidt was moved to Kitt Peak in 1979.
Wolff (former director of the Kitt peak National Observatory and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory) deftly explores these questions and more by taking a look at the search for life and new planets, the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy, and building bigger and better telescopes.
DESI will be mounted on the fourmetre Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona.
On Monday, astronomers at Kitt Peak Observatory "were a little bit worried and depressed" because the comet produced a classic sign of flaming out, Lisse said from the Arizona telescope.
Atop Kitt Peak outside Tucson, Ariz., he often points his telescope at a barren orange orb.
Observations with the Large Binocular Telescope and the Kitt Peak 4-meter telescope began in 2010, after SN 2009ig had faded by a factor of 10,000 from its peak brightness.
Scotti is on a team observing the object from the Kitt Peak National Observatory outside Tucson.
This is essentially a book of 52 black and white photographs, taken with the 3.9m Anglo-Australian Telescope, the 4m at Kitt Peak, the UK and Palomar Schmidts and a 4x5 camera.
A telescope used by Indiana University astronomers and their colleagues at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Ariz., is about midway through a major improvement -- the addition of a new kind of camera that will allow scientists to record the telescope's entire exceptionally wide field of view for the first time.
Most of the data is from Hubble, but the high-end data, 3140-3800 A, is from the telescope and spectrograph on Kitt Peak. The text is about 30 pages, followed by 70 pages of number lists detailing Arcturus and solar emission and absorption line wavelengths, and another 250 pages of graphs--the atlas itself.