Which was your Thesis Instrument at Kitt Peak?


KPNO is a division of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Inc. under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation

We present here a subset of the many instruments used by visiting astronomers, graduate students, and staff over the past 40 years at Kitt Peak. The names of the individuals in these pictures are left for you as a challenge - we know who these people are, do you?


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Photoelectric
photometry
Photoelectric photometer
RCA 3-stage image tube
RCA 3-stage image tube

Coude feed
Coudé feed
Solar observing room
Solar observing room

IRS
IRS
4-m prime focus
4-m prime focus

4-m Cassegrain cage
4-m Cassegrain cage
White spectrograph
White spectrograph

IR photometer
IR photometry
1st generation FTS
1st generation FTS


Kitt Peak 40th
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