Astralis Astralis
Astralis

AAL supports the Astralis Instrumentation Consortium (Astralis), a university-led national optical astronomy instrumentation capability.

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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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ASKAP ASKAP
ASKAP

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

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

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

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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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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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GMT GMT
GMT

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

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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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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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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

ADACS gives astronomers a vital boost in their effort to make a gravitational map of the southern universe

In the era of big data, Australian astronomers have a powerful strategic advantage to help...

AAL is seeking nominations to serve on the AAL Space Science Leads Committee.

Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) is seeking nominations from members of the astronomy community willing to...

ESO delegation visits Australia

A delegation from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) recently visited Australia between 28 November and...

Call for nominations to the Australia SKA Coordination Committee (ANZSCC) Science Advisory Committee

The ANZSCC invites applications for a community member to join the Science Advisory Committee. The...

ACAMAR – Call for Themed Workshops for 2023

Following the success of these workshops, and with the support of the National Foundation for...

Call for Proposals – Shared Time on the AAT (Semester 2023A)

The Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) has issued a Call for Proposals of Shared Time for Semester...

Call for Nominations to AAL Committees

Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) is seeking nominations from members of the astronomy community willing to...

Call for nominations to the AAL Board

At the conclusion of the AAL Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 17 November 2022, three...

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.