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AURAs Centers enable the next decade of astronomical discoveries through world-class facilities and science
Advancing our knowledge of the Sun and operation of the largest and most advanced solar telescope in the world
National Solar Observatory
Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)
Discovering Our Universe Together
Space Telescope Science Institute
Helping humanity explore the universe with advanced space telescopes and ever-growing data archives
NSO: New Images Released by NSF’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
NOIRLab: ‘Taffy Galaxies’ Collide, Leave Behind Bridge of Star-Forming Material
STScI: NASA’s Webb Measures the Temperature of a Rocky Exoplanet
AURA Welcomes Two New Member Institutions
2023 AURA Annual Meeting
Heidi Hammel Awarded NASA Medal
AURA enables astronomical discovery and promotes broad engagement in exploring the Universe.
The preeminent US national center for ground-based, nighttime optical and infrared astronomy.
Advancing knowledge of the Sun, the dominant external influence on Earth and the local archetype of a typical star.
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is a multi-mission operations center for NASA’s flagship observatories and a world-class astronomical research center.
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