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NOAONational Optical Astronomy Observatory (Tucson, AZ)
NOAONew Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology
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In September, NOAO began allowing visiting scientists to use the experimental setup, called SQUIID (simultaneous quad infrared imaging device).
DECam was recently made even more powerful when it was equipped with a special narrowband filter, designed at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE), primarily by Rhoads and Zheng (who was a SESE postdoctoral fellow and is currently at the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory in China), with assistance from Alistair Walker of NOAO.
According to Sidney Wolff, newly appointed director of NOAO, that group will also want an 8-meter mirror.
To institute this effort, Howell and his team-which included Elliott Horch (Southern Connecticut State University, SCSU), Mark Everett (National Optical Astronomy Observatory, NOAO), and David Ciardi (NASA Exoplanet Science Institute/Caltech) -- temporarily installed a camera, called the Differential Speckle Survey Instrument (DSSI), among the suite of instruments mounted on the Gemini telescope.
The first of these infrared array detectors are being applied to telescopes belonging to the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO).
Amy Reines (NOAO) and others are ferreting out these dwarf supermassive black holes.
"We're very excited to bring the Dark Energy Camera online and make it available for the astronomical community through NOAO's open-access telescope allocation," said Chris Smith, director of the Cerro-Tololo Inter-American Observatory.
Seitzer of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO) in Tucson, Ariz., propose setting up a dedicated telescope to do just that, to state steadily at either the North or South Pole.
Arjun Dey (NOAO) and colleagues used the Mayall telescope on Kitt Peak and the Keck II telescope on Mauna Kea to measure the faint galaxies' distances.
thesis with Lars Bildsten, a professor and permanent member of UCSB's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, and Steve Howell, an astronomer at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) in Tucson, Ariz.
The National New Technology Telescope (NNTT) is the National Optical Astronomy Observatories' (NOAO's) entry in what may be the coming generation of large telescopes.
And as explained by David Silva, director of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), when the NSF asked the astronomical community to list its scientific priorities using existing facilities, "unfortunately Kitt Peak came up on the short end."