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USNO’S JAMES M. GILLISS LIBRARY JOINS CONSORTIUM (4/14/2020)

USNO STAFF MEMBERS NAMED AS FIRST AAS FELLOWS (4/10/2020)

USNO BREAKS GROUND ON NEW MASTER CLOCK FACILITY (2/10/2020)

CAPT DAVID R. KUEHN, USN BECOMES 57TH SUPERINTENDENT, USNO (10/25/2019) 

USNO’S NISTex-II INSTRUMENT SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED ON MAY 4, 2019 (5/13/2019)

USNO LEADS THE WAY IN ALIGNING THE SKY - (9/7/2018)

NAVAL OBSERVATORY TELESCOPE PROVIDES KEY ASTROMETRY FOR SUCCESSFUL SOFIA OBSERVATION - (11/17/17)

USNO ASTRONOMERS MEASURE NEW DISTANCES TO NEARBY STARS - (10/4/17)

USNO ASTRONOMERS RESOLVE MYSTERY OF WHITE DWARF’S MASS - (9/11/17)

CAPT MICHAEL RIGGINS, USN BECOMES 56TH SUPERINTENDENT, USNO - (8/30/17)

DISCOVERY OF THE FIRST QUADRUPLE GRAVITATIONAL LENS CANDIDATE WITH Pan-STARRS - (6/24/17)

NEW, HIGHLY ACCURATE POSITIONS AND MOTIONS AVAILABLE FOR MILLIONS OF STARS - (3/27/17)

2016 WILL BE ONE SECOND LONGER! - (7/6/16)

HOW FAR AWAY ARE OUR STELLAR NEIGHBORS? USNO RELEASES THE URAT PARALLAX CATALOG - (5/18/16)

NEW RESEARCH EXPLAINS MOVING MERIDIAN MYSTERY - (10/30/2015)

USNO AND NIST FORMALLY COORDINATE TIMING EFFORTS - (4/29/15)

USNO RELEASES FIRST VERSION OF NEWEST STAR CATALOG - (3/31/15)

JAMES M. GILLISS COMMISSION PRESENTED TO USNO LIBRARY - (1/26/15)

DR. BRIAN LUZUM NAMED AS NEW SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR, USNO - (3/12/14)

USNO DECLARES FULL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY FOR RUBIDIUM FOUNTAIN CLOCKS - (8/27/13)

USNO DEDICATES NEW VLBI SOFTWARE CORRELATOR - (3/15/13)

U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY DONATES RARE BOOK TO LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - (1/20/12)

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