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Colorful Calendar Celebrates 12th Anniversary of NASA's Spitzer Feature15-10_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Relive the highlights of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope mission with a new digital calendar.

NASA's Spitzer Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet Ssc2015-02_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside our solar system, larger than Earth and a potential gold mine of science data.

NASA Missions Have Their Eyes Peeled on Pluto Feature15-09_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Jul 09, 2015

NASA's New Horizons will have the support of other spacecraft during its historic Pluto flyby, with observations from their outposts across the solar system.

Stellar Sparklers That Last Feature15-08_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Jul 02, 2015

A new image containing data from NASA's Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes shows a cluster of young stars expected to burn for billions of years.

Celebrating a Decade of Bringing Authentic Astronomy Research into Classrooms Nationwide with the NITARP Program Nitarp_20150701_sq_crop Spitzer Space Telescope Wed, Jul 01, 2015

A decade after graduating its first class, the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP)—a project that brings an authentic astronomy research experience into middle, high school and community college classrooms—has had resounding success.

Can Planets Be Rejuvenated Around Dead Stars? Sig15-009_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Jun 25, 2015

An older planet may have reclaimed its youthful glow, according to new evidence from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

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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.