::Kitt Peak National Observatory


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The Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) is a United States astronomical observatory site located on 2,096 m (6,880 ft) Kitt Peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert on the Tohono O'odham Nation, {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} west-southwest of Tucson, Arizona. With 24 optical and two radio telescopes, it is the largest, most diverse gathering of astronomical instruments in the world.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The observatory is administered by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO).

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