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Kitt Peak National Observatory

Funded by the National Science Foundation and managed by a group of more than 20 universities, Kitt Peak National Observatory is on the Tohono O’odham Reservation. Kitt Peak scientists use the high-powered telescopes here to conduct vital solar research and observe distant galaxies; visitors can tour the facilities by day and view stellar happenings at the evening observation program.

Funded by the National Science Foundation and managed by a group of more than 20 universities, Kitt Peak National Observatory is on the Tohono O’odham Reservation. Kitt Peak scientists use the high-powered telescopes here to conduct vital solar research and observe distant galaxies; visitors can tour the facilities by day and view stellar happenings at the evening observation program.

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