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Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

(NOAO observatory in Chile with Blanco telescope)

The Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) in Chile is one of two National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) sites, the other being Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO). It hosts more than ten telescopes, including the Víctor M. Blanco Telescope, SOAR, the CTIO Schmidt Camera and the CTIO 1.5m telescope.

The designator CTIO has been used for observations, particularly for a photometry study of stars in the Local Group galaxy, NGC 6822.

(observatory,visible light,infrared,ground,Chile)
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Víctor M. Blanco Telescope
Calán/Tololo Survey
Dark Energy Survey (DES)
Deep Lens Survey (DLS)
Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO)
MEarth Project (MEarth)
Multiwavelength Survey by Yale-Chile (MUSYC)
NOAO Deep Wide-field Survey (NDWFS)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)
TripleSpec (TSpec)
Two Micron All-sky Survey (2MASS)
CTIO Upper-Scorpius OB Association Survey (UScoCTIO)
USNO Twin Astrograph