Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I
obtain copyright permission to use AURA images?
A. Each of our
Please refer to the following websites for
Hubble Space Telescope Images:
National Optical Astronomy Observatory telescope
Conditions of Use
National Solar Observatory images:
Conditions of Use for NSO Images
Gemini Observatory images:
Gemini Observatory Image/Video Usage Policy
Q. Where can I find a listing of universities that offer
undergraduate and graduate programs in astronomy?
A. On the
page, you will find a list of
member universities and institutions, each providing
a link to its respective astronomy
department website. This list contains many, but not
all, university-based astronomy programs.
Q. Where can I find career information related to astronomy?
career opportunities with AURA's Centers, please visit our Career Opportunities
page. The American Astronomical Society's (AAS)
also contains a lot of useful
employment information. AAS posts a job
register of professional astronomy positions
Q. Who can I contact about star-naming?
A. Visit the
International Astronomical Union's (IAU) website for
information regarding buying and naming stars