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Observatory 001 - Kitt Peak at night

Kitt Peak National Observatory's 4 meter Mayall telescope is lit by as quarter moon at night.  Star trails from and hour and a half time exposure arc over it with the Tucson city lights on the horizon.    <br />
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Kitt Peak National Observatory is part of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory which supports the most diverse collection of earthbound observatories worldwide. There are 19 optical telescopes and two radio telescopes. Kitt Peak is located 56 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ.