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Steward Observatory

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Steward Observatory is the research arm of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona (UA). [1]

50 relations: A. E. Douglass, Apache Point Observatory, Arizona, Arizona Stadium, ARO 12m Radio Telescope, Astronomy, Bok Telescope, Buffalo, New York, Catalina Station, Chile, Cleveland, Extremely large telescope, Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, Giant Magellan Telescope, Harvard College Observatory, Hawaii, Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, James Webb Space Telescope, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Large Binocular Telescope, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, Las Campanas Observatory, List of astronomical observatories, Lowell Observatory, Magellan Telescopes, MMT Observatory, Mount Graham International Observatory, Mount Hopkins (Arizona), Mount Lemmon Observatory, NASA, Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer, New Mexico, NIRCam, Oracle, Arizona, Pluto, Primary mirror, Rotating furnace, Rufus B. von KleinSmid, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Space telescope, Spacewatch, Spitzer Space Telescope, Super-LOTIS, Tucson, Arizona, Tumamoc Hill, University of Arizona, Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope, Warner & Swasey Company, World War I.

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Apache Point Observatory

The Apache Point Observatory (APO; obs. code: 705) is an astronomical observatory located in the Sacramento Mountains in Sunspot, New Mexico, United States, approximately south of Cloudcroft.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Arizona Stadium

Arizona Stadium is an outdoor college football stadium in Tucson, Arizona, on the campus of the University of Arizona.

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ARO 12m Radio Telescope

The ARO 12m Radio Telescope (ARO12m or KP12m) is a 12-meter dish located on Kitt Peak, approximately 60 mi (100 km) from Tucson in Arizona at an elevation of 6215.8 ft (1894.5 m).

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Astronomy

Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Bok Telescope

The Bok Telescope (also known as the 90-inch) is the largest telescope operated solely by Steward Observatory.

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Buffalo, New York

Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.

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Catalina Station

Catalina Station (CS), also known as Steward Observatory Catalina Station, is an astronomical observing facility located on Mount Bigelow in the Santa Catalina Mountains approximately northeast of Tucson, Arizona.

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Chile

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Extremely large telescope

An extremely large telescope (ELT) is an astronomical observatory featuring an optical telescope with an aperture for its primary mirror from 20 metres up to 100 metres across, when discussing reflecting telescopes of optical wavelengths including ultraviolet (UV), visible, and near infrared wavelengths.

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Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

The Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory is an American astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO); it is their largest field installation outside of their main site in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Giant Magellan Telescope

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is a ground-based extremely large telescope under construction, planned for completion in 2025.

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Harvard College Observatory

The Harvard College Observatory (HCO) is an institution managing a complex of buildings and multiple instruments used for astronomical research by the Harvard University Department of Astronomy.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope

The Submillimeter Telescope (SMT), formerly known as the Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope, is a submillimeter wavelength radio telescope located on Mount Graham, Arizona.

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Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation.

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James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a space telescope developed in collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency that will be the scientific successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Kitt Peak National Observatory

The Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) is a United States astronomical observatory located on Kitt Peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert on the Tohono O'odham Nation, west-southwest of Tucson, Arizona.

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Large Binocular Telescope

The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) is an optical telescope for astronomy located on Mount Graham, in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona, United States.

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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is a wide-field survey reflecting telescope with an 8.4-meter primary mirror, currently under construction, that will photograph the entire available sky every few nights.

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Las Campanas Observatory

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS).

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List of astronomical observatories

This is a list of astronomical observatories ordered by name, along with initial dates of operation (where an accurate date is available) and location.

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Lowell Observatory

Lowell Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, United States.

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Magellan Telescopes

The Magellan Telescopes are a pair of optical telescopes located at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

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MMT Observatory

The MMT Observatory (MMTO) is an astronomical observatory on the site of Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (IAU observatory code 696).

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Mount Graham International Observatory

Mount Graham International Observatory (MGIO) is a division of Steward Observatory, the research arm for the Department of Astronomy at The University of Arizona, in the United States.

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Mount Hopkins (Arizona)

Mount Hopkins is a peak of the Santa Rita Mountains range, in Santa Cruz County, southern Arizona.

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Mount Lemmon Observatory

Mount Lemmon Observatory (MLO), also known as the Mount Lemmon Infrared Observatory, is an astronomical observatory located on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains approximately northeast of Tucson, Arizona (US).

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NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer

The Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) is a scientific instrument for infrared astronomy, installed on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), operating from 1997 to 1999, and from 2002 to 2008.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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NIRCam

NIRCam is an instrument aboard the to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope.

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Oracle, Arizona

Oracle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States.

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Pluto

Pluto (minor planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune.

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Primary mirror

A primary mirror (or primary) is the principal light-gathering surface (the objective) of a reflecting telescope.

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Rotating furnace

A rotating furnace is a device for making solid objects which have concave surfaces that are segments of axially symmetrical paraboloids.

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Rufus B. von KleinSmid

Rufus Bernhard von KleinSmid (1875-July 9, 1964), also spelt Kleinsmidt, was the Seventh President of the University of Arizona (1914–1921) and the Fifth President of the University of Southern California (1921–1947).

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Sloan Digital Sky Survey

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey or SDSS is a major multi-spectral imaging and spectroscopic redshift survey using a dedicated 2.5-m wide-angle optical telescope at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, United States.

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Space telescope

A space telescope or space observatory is an instrument located in outer space to observe distant planets, galaxies and other astronomical objects.

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Spacewatch

The Spacewatch project is an astronomical survey that specializes in the study of minor planets, including various types of asteroids and comets at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, in the United States.

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Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope (SST), formerly the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF), is an infrared space telescope launched in 2003 and still operating as of 2018.

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Super-LOTIS

Super-LOTIS is the second incarnation of the Livermore Optical Transient Imaging System, located at the Steward Observatory on Kitt Peak.

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Tucson, Arizona

Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.

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Tumamoc Hill

Tumamoc Hill (Cemamagĭ Doʼag) is a butte located immediately west of "A" Mountain and downtown Tucson, Arizona.

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University of Arizona

The University of Arizona (also referred to as U of A, UA, or Arizona) is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona.

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Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope

The 1.8 meter Alice P. Lennon Telescope and its Thomas J. Bannan Astrophysics Facility, known together as the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope (VATT), is a Gregorian telescope observing in the optical and infrared situated on Mount Graham in southeast Arizona, United States.

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Warner & Swasey Company

The Warner & Swasey Company was an American manufacturer of machine tools, instruments, and special machinery.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steward_Observatory

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