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August 25, 2023

Collage of NOIRLab’s current and future observatories and data-driven exploration tools

A collage of NOIRLab's current and potential future system of observatories and data-driven exploration tools. From left to right: WIYN 3.5-meter Telescope, SOAR Telescope, Gemini South, Curtis Schmidt Telescope, Community Science and Data Center, Victor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, SMARTS 1.5-meter Telescope, Vera C. Rubin Observatory, Giant Magellan Telescope (ghost image - unbuilt), Gemini North, 30-meter telescope (ghost image - unbuilt), Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope, KPNO 2.1-meter Telescope.

[NOIRLab is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation.]

Learn more in the NOIRLab news story NOIRLab's current and potential future system. (Date of image: 2021; date posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug 25, 2023)

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