Peek into the cosmos at Kitt Peak

Updated: Jul 10

Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), part of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), supports the most diverse collection of astronomical observatories on Earth for nighttime optical and infrared astronomy and daytime study of the Sun. The observatory operates three major nighttime telescopes, 22 optical telescopes, and two radio telescopes. Kitt Peak is located 56 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ, in the Schuk Toak District on the Tohono O'odham Nation and has a Visitor Center open daily to the public.



Photo courtesy of Astronomy.com.

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