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Most Luminous Galaxy Is Ripping Itself Apart Ipac2016-003_tn WISE Fri, Jan 15, 2016

In a far-off galaxy, 12.4 billion light-years from Earth, a ravenous black hole is devouring galactic grub. Its feeding frenzy produces so much energy, it stirs up gas across its entire galaxy.

NASA's Great Observatories Weigh Massive Young Galaxy Cluster Feature16-03_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Jan 07, 2016

Data from three of NASA's Great Observatories uncover the most massive galaxy cluster ever detected in the early universe.

Galvanized by Genuine Research Experiences, NITARP Program Alumni Flock to International Astronomy Conference Partner098_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Wed, Jan 06, 2016

Nine NITARP alumni educators, some of their current students, and a student alumna have all returned this year to AAS, paying their own way to attend the international conference.

Discovering Our Universe from the Classroom: Teacher Program Brings NASA Research to Schools across America Partner097_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Wed, Jan 06, 2016

More than 50 teachers, students and astronomy educators from the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP) will be attending the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

NASA Telescopes Find 'Twins' of Superstar Eta Carinae Feature16-02_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Wed, Jan 06, 2016

A new study has found five objects with similar properties to the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light-years of Earth.

Runaway Stars Leave Infrared Waves in Space Feature16-01_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Tue, Jan 05, 2016

Astronomers are finding dozens of the fastest stars in our galaxy with the help of images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE.

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KOA Releases ESI Data Science Release Thu, Jul 31, 2014

The Keck Observatory Archive (KOA) has released to the public, data from the Echellette Spectrograph and Imager (ESI) instrument. 780 nights of data have been released, consisting of 21,988 science files and 27,935 calibration files. KOA has also released to PIs, 973 nights of data from the the now decommissioned Near Infrared Camera (NIRC), comprising 263,238 files with a data volume of 276 GB. These data will start to become public in July 2015.

KOA Releases LRIS Data Koa Science Release Fri, Oct 11, 2013

The Keck Observatory Archive (KOA) has released raw images and spectra from the Low Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (LRIS). As of Oct 1 3,480 nights of LRIS data have been archived, and 3,294 nights are public. These data go back as far as 1994.