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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: NSF’s GONG Observations of Long-period Oscillations of the Sun
STScI: Hubble Shows Winds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Are Speeding Up
NOIRLab: Plunging into the Furnace
AURA Supports “Pathways to Discovery” Recommendations
AURA opens applications in Chile for the Picetti Prize 2021
NSO: Inouye Telescope project passes final construction review
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.
A multi-mission operations center for NASA’s flagship observatories and a world-class astronomical research center.
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