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April 4, 2014, KRQE News 13 – Inside the Story: NM Tech NESSI

April 4, 2014,  KRQE News 13 – NMT Tech Exoplanet Search: Is Earth Alone?

April 4, 2014 – NESSI Achieves First Light!

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About MRO

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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Upcoming Events

April 5 2014 Public Star Party at Etscorn Campus Observatory. Starts at sundown.
This event is held every first Saturday of each month

May 17, 2014 NRAO SUmmer School Hike

September 24-27, 2014 Enchanted Skies Star Party
Save the date! Check back soon for more information!