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UC Observatories

UCO operates Lick Observatory, technical labs at UCSC and UCLA,
and acts as a managing partner of the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii.
UCO is also the center for the UC participation in the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) project.

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Lick Observatory

Since 1888, Lick Observatory has been at forefront of astronomical research.
This beloved Bay Area icon is both an active research facility and a resource for public outreach.

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