Optical Astronomy

AAO

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

Rubin Observatory

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

AAT

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

ESO

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

GMT

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