ODC ODC
ODC

The Optical Data Centre (ODC) is a data archive and management service developed by AAO-Macquarie.

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Rubin Observatory Rubin Observatory
Rubin Observatory

The NSF Vera C. Rubin Observatory aims to produce the deepest, widest image of the Universe at optical wavelengths ever produced.

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CTA CTA
CTA

The Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) is a 300M-Euro project for ground-based gamma-ray astronomy.

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MWA MWA
MWA

The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) is a low-frequency radio telescope, located in WA at the site of the future SKA.

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HPC HPC
HPC

AAL supports High Performance Computing (HPC) for astronomers in need of high speed data processing and world-class software capability.

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GWDC GWDC
GWDC

The Gravitational Wave Data Centre (GWDC) enables researchers in Australia to lead in the discovery of gravitational wave events.

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ASKAP ASKAP
ASKAP

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is a world-class radio telescope in outback WA.

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ESO ESO
ESO
Via the Strategic Partnership, Australian-based astronomers can access and build instruments for the European Southern Observatory (ESO). ...
AAT AAT
AAT

The Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) is the largest optical telescope in Australia, located at Siding Spring Observatory in NSW.

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GMT GMT
GMT

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is a next generation optical/infrared telescope, currently under construction in Chile.

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eROSITA eROSITA
eROSITA

The extended Roentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array (eROSITA) is a joint German-Russian x-ray instrument currently in orbit.

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ADACS ADACS
ADACS

Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS) aims to maximise scientific return from data and computing infrastructure.

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AAO AAO
AAO

AAL supports Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO), a university-led national optical astronomy instrumentation capability.

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Astronomy Australia Limited

Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) is a non-profit organisation, whose members are Australian universities and research organisations with a significant astronomical research capability. We work with national observatories, relevant infrastructure providers, astronomers at universities, and the Australian Government to advance the infrastructure goals in the Australian Astronomy Decadal Plan 2016–2025, Australia in the era of global astronomy.

Our Vision

Australian astronomy is world leading and publicly valued. 

Our Mission

Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) will facilitate access for Australian-based astronomers to the best research infrastructure, encourage the sharing of astronomical technical capabilities to maximise their value to the nation, and inspire Australians with these astronomical achievements.

LATEST NEWS

AAL Board Chair, Prof Naomi McClure-Griffiths, awarded prestigious Laureate Fellowship from the Australian Research Council

AAL is delighted to congratulate Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths for being awarded a prestigious Laureate Fellowship...

New 3-day workshop on the Future of Traditional Survey Science, sponsored by ACAMAR

The Australia-China Consortium for Astrophysics Research (ACAMAR) is sponsoring a three-day workshop on the Future...

New images of galaxies headed for collision – created by collaboration of telescopes including eROSITA and ASKAP

An international collaboration of astronomers and telescopes has revealed new imagery of galaxies moving at...

Construction approved to begin for SKA telescopes in Australia and South Africa

At a recent meeting of the SKA Observatory (SKAO) at its headquarters in the UK,...

Australian gravitational wave scientists play key role in recent discovery

Australian researchers have played a key role in a recent discovery of gravitational waves caused...

Agreement signed to build MAVIS, an Australian-led instrumentation project aiming to see further than the Hubble Space Telescope

An agreement has been signed by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and representatives of an...

ASTAC Call for Proposals – 2021-B

The Astronomy Supercomputer Time Allocation Committee (ASTAC) Call for Proposals for Q3-Q4 2021 is now...

Dr Sarah Pearce named SKAO Telescope Director for SKA Australia

Dr Sarah Pearce has just been appointed by the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) to...

AAL is supported by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS), which is an Australian Government program to deliver world class research facilities so that Australian researchers can solve complex problems both here in Australia and around the globe. NCRIS is an efficient and strategic way to invest in national scale research infrastructure, driving collaboration to bring economic, environmental, health and social benefits for Australia.