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Optical and IR Telescopes

Steward Observatory runs or is an operating partner in a number of large, intermediate, and small aperture optical/IR telescopes. In combinations with powerful instrument suites these provide the faculty, staff, and students of Steward Observatory world-class facilities with which to pursue astronomical research across the full range of topics of investigation. The links to the right provide access to more information on these telescopes.

For the public
For Public

Public events include our Monday Night Lecture Series, world-reknowned Astronomy Camp and Mt Lemmon Sky Center.

For Students

A good place to start if you want to become an undergrad major or grad student, or need to find our schedule of classes.


For Scientists
For Scientists

Find telescopes and instruments, telescope time applications, staff and mountain contacts, and faculty and staff scientific interests.