Subaru Telescope in Hawaii

ANU-NAOJ ULTIMATE-Subaru project collaboration selected as example of Partners in Excellence by Go8

Collaborating with the National Astronomical Observatory Japan (NAOJ), the ANU Advanced Instrumentation & Technology Centre (AITC) will build an innovative Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics (LGS AO) system for the 8-metre optical-infrared Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, USA.

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Mount Stromlo Observatory is turning 100 this year »

Celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2024 with a variety of special events.

Event highlight: Mount Stromlo Observatory 100th Anniversary Symposium

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Subaru Telescope in Hawaii
Tuesday, 25 Jun 2024

The ULTIMATE-Subaru project has been selected by the Group of 8 Australia to feature as the first example of successful Australia-Japan research collaborations.

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Academy announces 2024 Fellows for outstanding contributions to science
Thursday, 23 May 2024

The Australian Academy of Science announces 2024 Fellows for outstanding contributions to science.

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Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2024

Cosmos recently featured our very own Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths and her work on understanding the atmosphere that is our galaxy and her journey, and beyond, to mapping a new arm of the Milky Way galaxy.

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A night in the life of an astronomer

A night in the life of an Astronomer

ANU College of Science recently did a feature on RSAA Researcher, Dr Stefania Barsanti, observing on Australia's largest optical telescope, the…
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Research Byte - Astrophysical flows

Astrophysical flows, which encompasses a wide range of dynamic phenomena like supernovae, accretion discs, and galactic outflows, are driven by…
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Research Byte - Brain networks inspire the next generation of space communication

Modelling optimal Australasian ground station networks Inspired by the brain for the next generation of space communication
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Mount Stromlo Student Seminars 19 – 20 September 2024 »

Celebrating the Mount Stromlo centenary with this year’s theme Yesteryears: A Century in Reflection.

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25 Jul 2024 | 11am

RSAA Seminar: Dr Ahmad Nemer (NYU Abu Dhabi)

Studying the SDSS-IV MaNGA database consisting of spatially resolved spectra of ~10,000 galaxies to understand the emission properties of the associated ionising sources.
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Audience
30 Jul 2024 | 11am

RSAA Colloquium: Dr Ellie Sansom (Curtin U.)

A Global Fireball Observatory for planetary defence: a multidisciplinary approach.
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9 Aug 2024 | 7 - 9pm

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night 2024

Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to attend our public observing nights of 2024. Come and see the craters of the moon, planets, and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. Object visibility will vary depending on the night.
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