Top observatories in the West:: Kitt Peak National Observatory

<b>Kitt Peak Observatory</b><br>
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Kitt Peak Observatory claims to hold the largest collection of research telescopes in the world.<br>
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Visitors are only allowed to look through three of those telescopes: a 20-inch and 
two 16-inch reflecting telescopes.<br>
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The program operates nightly, except from July 15 through 
Sept. 1. Fees: $39 for adults $34 for students, seniors and those in the 
military.<br>
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For reservations, call 
(520) 318-8726 or go to the <a href="http://www.noao.edu/kpno/">website</a>.<br>
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<i>The image of the Horsehead Nebula in Orion was taken with the 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.</i>
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( Kitt Peak National Observatory )

Kitt Peak Observatory

Kitt Peak Observatory claims to hold the largest collection of research telescopes in the world.

Visitors are only allowed to look through three of those telescopes: a 20-inch and two 16-inch reflecting telescopes.

The program operates nightly, except from July 15 through Sept. 1. Fees: $39 for adults $34 for students, seniors and those in the military.

For reservations, call (520) 318-8726 or go to the website.

The image of the Horsehead Nebula in Orion was taken with the 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

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