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European Southern Observatory (ESO): (http://www.eso.org/)

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HALCA: This Japanese spacecraft is providing much information on ancient quasars and distant galaxies. (http://www.vsop.isas.ac.jp/)

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Lowell Observatory: Founded in 1894 in Flagstaff, Arizona by Percival Lowell, this observatory saw the discovery of the planet Pluto. Its staff has also been involved in much discovery, both inside and outside of our solar system. (http://www.lowell.edu)

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MOSI - Museum of Science and Industry: Located in Tampa Florida. Check out the doings at the largest science center in the southeastern United States. (http://www.mosi.org/)

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National Radio Astronomy Observatory: (http://www.nrao.edu/)

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Space Telescope Science Institute: Check in on the latest doings with the Hubble Space Telescope, and learn about the Next Generation Telescope to follow. (http://www.stsci.edu/top.html)

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U.S. Naval Observatory: It was originally established in 1830 by the U.S. Navy as the Depot of Charts and Instruments, with the duty to care for the Navy's chronometers, charts and other navigational equipment. Today, the re-named U.S. Naval Observatory is the preeminent authority in the areas of time keeping and celestial observing; determining and distributing the timing and astronomical data required for accurate navigation and fundamental astronomy. (http://www.usno.navy.mil/)

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James M. Thomas, last updated October 27, 1999.

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