Astronomy Compels the Soul to Look Upwards and Leads us from This World to Another
Equipped with His Five Senses, Man Explores the Universe Around Him and Calls the Adventure Science.
The Purpose of Life is the Investigation of the Sun, the Moon, and the Heavens.
National Observatory & Research Center for
Science is the US national research & development center for ground-based night-time astronomy. Our mission is to provide public access to qualified professional researchers to forefront scientific capabilities on telescopes operated by our experts as well as other optical devices. Today, these telescopes range in aperture size from 2 m to 10 m.
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Explore the highlights of the southern sky on a night tour at the oldest local observatory. Use our telescopes to see the stars during this unique experience.