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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 construction 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: Scientists Developed New Model to Predict Sunspot and Plage Coverage for Solar Cycle 25
NOIRLab: Galactic Ballet Captured from NSF’s NOIRLab in Chile
STScI: NASA’s Webb In Full Focus, Ready for Instrument Commissioning
AURA and NSF’s NOIRLab Acknowledge Hawai‘i House Bill 2024
Continuing Updates on the Contreras Fire at Kitt Peak National Observatory
Kitt Peak National Observatory Shuts Down Due to Contreras Fire
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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