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National Optical Astronomy Observatory


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A group of optical observatories for night-time astronomy, operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy on behalf of the US National Science Foundation. NOAO was founded in 1982 and currently has three divisions: Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chile; Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona; and the NOAO System Support Center, which is the US partner in the Gemini Observatory. NOAO's headquarters are in Tucson, Arizona.

http://www.noao.edu/ Official NOAO website.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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