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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
STScI: Hubble Uses Earth as a Proxy for Identifying Oxygen on Potentially Habitable Planets Around Other Stars
NOIRLab: Astronomers Sink Their Teeth Into Special Supernova
NOIRLab: Gemini Observatory’s Quick Reflexes Capture Fleeting Flash
COVID-19: Status of AURA Operations and Facilities
SATCON1 Report on Effects of Large Satellite Constellations on Astronomy
AURA Observatory: 5th Anniversary of the First Dark Sky Sanctuary in the World
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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