What It Means to Be A Fan Of The Keck Observatory

Team Keck

Being a fan of Keck Observatory means being a part of something out of this world! Follow Keck Observatory through news stories, keep up with us on social media, stay tuned in our Keck Nation newsletter and be right there in the front lines to receive news on incredible scientific stories and the latest discoveries, check out the newest additions to our photo gallery - planets, stars and more, and even show off your enthusiasm with a tshirt. Keck Observatory is home to the world’s largest optical and infrared telescopes and offers some of the greatest sensitivity and clarity available in astronomy. Stay tuned and watch for the latest updates!


Keck Nation

Keck Nation is an international community of individuals who are interested in astronomy and want to be among the first in learning about our educational programs and latest science news.

Keck Observatory is home to the two largest and most scientifically productive telescopes on the planet Earth. Members of Keck Nation are first to learn about our most exciting discoveries.



We are very grateful for the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations who recognize the value of our research and education.

Donations of cash are the simplest and most direct way to give to Keck Observatory and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Gifts may be given anonymously, or in memory of, or in honor of a loved one or a friend. Every gift, no matter what size, is greatly appreciated.