Nighttime U.S. / International Astronomy Gets New Identity

La Astronomía Nocturna de Estados Unidos /Internacional tiene una Nueva Identidad

NSF’s NOIRLab brings together U.S. global nighttime optical astronomy oir2008a - The NOIRLab logo NOIRLab’s new logo encapsulates key aspects of the organization: we are driven by enabling discoveries from the night sky, from a ...
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Gemini Telescope Images “Minimoon” Orbiting Earth — in Color!

Imágenes del telescopio Gemini de la "Mini Luna" orbitando la Tierra - ¡en color!

Mysterious object could be natural or human-made, more observations needed to tell the full story International Gemini Observatory image of 2020 CD3 (center, point source) obtained with the 8-meter Gemini North telescope on Hawaii’s Maunakea ...
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Celestial Hourglass

Reloj de Arena Celestial

Gemini South telescope captures exquisite planetary nebula oir2006a - Gemini South Captures Planetary Nebula CVMP 1Credit: The international Gemini Observatory/NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory/AURA Release Images oir2006a – Gemini South Captures Planetary Nebula CVMP ...
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Love the stars? Astronomers have a unique suggestion for Valentine’s Day

¿Te apasionan las estrellas? Los astrónomos tienen una sugerencia especial para el Día de San Valentín

oir2005a – Love the Stars The Globe at Night campaign encourages couples to go out under the stars on the night of this Valentine’s Day and love the stars! Credit: NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research ...
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NEID Exoplanet Instrument Sees First Light

Primera Luz del Instrumento NEID de Exoplanetas

New extreme-precision instrument on track to find and “weigh” exoplanets oir2004a – NEID First Light Spectrum (annotated) First light spectrum of 51 Pegasi as captured by NEID on the WIYN telescope with blowup of a ...
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Vera Rubin at her telescope

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope recibe el nombre de astrónoma Vera. C. Rubin

Poised to conduct a vast, deep astronomical survey of the dynamic Universe from high in the Chilean Andes, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will now be named the NSF Vera C. Rubin Observatory ...
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