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Gemini Observatory

Gemini Observatory

Twin 8.1-meter diameter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best observing sites on the planet.
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LSST

LSST

Under construction, with an exceptionally wide field of view, LSST will survey of the entire sky in just three nights.
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NOAO

NOAO

National Optical Astronomy Observatory is the US national research & development center for ground-based night-time astronomy.
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NSO

NSO

Advancing knowledge of the Sun, the dominant external influence on Earth and the local archetype of a typical star.
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STScI

STScI

A multi-mission operations center for NASA’s flagship observatories and a world-class astronomical research center.
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