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Infrared Astronomy Web Sites


[IPAC] IPAC: Infrared Processing and Analysis Center

[GSFC] GSFC: Goddard Space Flight Center


Space Observatories:

[IRTS] IRTS: Infrared Telescope in space (currently flying)

[ISO] ISO: Infrared Space Observatory (currently flying)
(ISO gif courtesy European Space Agency)

[NGST] NGST: Next Generation Space Telescope (under study)

[SIRTF] SIRTF: Space Infrared Telescope Facility (July, 2002 launch)

[SOFIA] SOFIA: Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (first flight in 2002)

[WIRE] WIRE: Wide Field Infrared Explorer (1999 launch)

[*] Ground-based telescopes:

KECK-I: W. M. Keck Observatory
KECK-II: NASA-Keck Telescope Program
IRTF: NASA Infrared Telescope Facility
JCMT: James Clerk Maxwell Telescope
UH88: University of Hawaii 2.2-meter Telescope
UKIRT: United Kingdom Infrared Telescope
WIRO: Wyoming Infrared Observatory

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