ADACS ADACS
ADACS

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

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

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

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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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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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ASKAP ASKAP
ASKAP

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

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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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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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CTA CTA
CTA

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

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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

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...

Extended Call for Nominations to ATAC and AATUC

On behalf of the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) Council, Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) seeks to appoint...

Call for nominations for ATAC and AATUC

On behalf of the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) Council, Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) seeks to appoint...

Dr Bernhard Müller awarded one of NCI’s Australasian Leadership Computing Grants

AAL would like to congratulate Dr Bernhard Müller from Monash University, and his team, for being awarded one...

Prof Lisa Kewley elected to US National Academy of Sciences

AAL would like to congratulate Professor Lisa Kewley from the Australian National University (ANU), on...

ADACS Merit Allocation Program call for EoIs – Semester 2021B – is closing soon

Expressions of interest are now being accepted for the next semester (2021B) of the ADACS...

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.