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Wyoming Infrared Observatory

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Wyoming Infrared Observatory - Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Wyoming

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The Wyoming Infrared Observatory

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Wyoming Infrared Observatory drone flight, Take 2

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Wyoming Infrared Observatory, Jelm Mountain

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Drone flight over Wyoming Infrared Observatory

The Wyoming Infrared Observatory (WIRO) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of Wyoming. It is located 40 kilometers (25 mi) southwest of Laramie, Wyoming (USA) on Jelm Mountain. It was founded in 1975, and observations began at the site in 1977. Recent research performed at WIRO includes searching for runaway stars, monitoring short-term variations in blazars, and monitoring massive binary stars.
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