Real telescopes, either on Earth or in orbit around it, provide professional and amateur astronomers with spectacular and informative views of the universe.
National Optical Astronomy Observatories
National Radio Astronomy Observatories
NASA current missions
During my graduate and professional career, I have either submitted successful proposals or worked with my thesis adviser and other colleagues to utilize several world-class observatories and telescopes. I have also had the privilege of touring several other observatories during my travels. Here I include links to all observatories I have visited, either as an observer or a guest.
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, east of La Serena, Chile
Evelyn L. Egan Observatory, FGCU campus
Gemini Observatory, with telescopes located in Hawaii and outside of La Serena, Chile
Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, CA
Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, Rosman, NC