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August 20, 2022

Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak

The Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tucson, Arizona.

[NSF’s NOIRLab is the preeminent U.S. national center for ground-based, nighttime optical and infrared astronomy. The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. operates these facilities and NSF’s NOIRLab under a cooperative agreement with NSF.]

Learn more about Kitt Peak. (Date of image: May 22, 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug. 20, 2022)

Credit: Marilyn Chung/Lawrence Berkeley National Lab/KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

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