Publication Acknowledgement


All papers which utilize data from a SARA telescope should cite the following SARA overview paper:


SARA institution faculty should indicated their affiliation with SARA in the author list as follows:

John/Jane Doe, Department of _____ and SARA

Observatory Community users should include a footnote:

Visiting Astronomer at SARA Observatory

Summer interns should include a footnote (as done for JSARA papers):

Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) NSF-REU Summer Intern (20XX)

If paper includes observational data from SARA, the following footnote should also be included:

Based on observations obtained with the SARA Observatory 0.9 m telescope at Kitt Peak, which is owned and operated by the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (

Additional Attributions

Authors using data from the SARA telescope at KPNO should also feel free to include the following attribution:

The authors are honored to be permitted to conduct astronomical research on Iolkam Du’ag (Kitt Peak), a mountain with particular significance to the Tohono O’odham Nation.