Anglo-Australia Telescope building refurbishment

The Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT), operated by the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO), is Australia’s front-rank National optical/infrared facility, comprising an exceptionally high-quality 4-metre telescope equipped with a suite of state-of-the-art instrumentation, including the NCRIS/EIF-funded HERMES and AAOmega spectrographs. The AAT has provided a foundation for Australia’s excellence in optical astronomy since it was commissioned almost four decades ago.

Supported through the NCRIS program, AAL has funded the maintenance and refurbishment of the AAT building to ensure that it is in adequate condition to support and protect the AAT telescope and instruments, and ensure safe and reliable operations.

Key Contacts

Prof Warrick Couch, Director, Australian Astronomical Observatory.

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The Anglo-Australian Telescope.
Image Credit: Ángel Rafael López-Sánchez, AAO