Aerial photography of Kitt Peak National Observatory, 13 June 2003
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KPNO 2.1-meter telescope to the left, Mayall 4-meter in the distance, along with numerous domes of tenant observatories operated by university groups. Also visible from this less common perspective are various buildings used by staff and visiting astronomers who live on the mountain for various, sometimes extended, periods. The middle right red brick building is the Visitor Center, with attached Nightly Observing Program telescope.
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