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What does KPNO stand for?

KPNO stands for Kitt Peak National Observatory

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Bond of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore and his collaborators detected this afterglow from the Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Ariz.
Further observations by Paul Green of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and colleagues using NASA's Chandra's X-ray Observatory and telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona and Palomar Observatory in California indicated that the object was likely a binary quasar in the midst of a galaxy merger.