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February 2, 2015, Albuquerque Journal – NM Tech Observatory Part of Asteroid Deflection Project

January 29, 2015, DChieftain – MRO Part of Asteroid Deflection Project

January 14, 2015, New Mexico Tech – Tech Astronomers Identify Rare Binary Asteroid

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The Magdalena Ridge Observatory (MRO) is located on 1,000 acres at 10,600 feet in the Magdalena Mountains of the Cibola National Forest in Socorro County, New Mexico (NM). This multi-use research and educational observatory is built and operated by the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) with offices located on the NMT campus in Socorro, NM.

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