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Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO)




Anglo-Australian Observatory
An observatory that operates the Anglo-Australian Telescope and 1.2-meter (48-inch) United Kingdom Schmidt Telescope on Siding Spring Mountain (at an altitude of 1,150 meters), near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia. Nearby, on the same site, are (or were before a fire in 2003) instruments of the Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories.

The headquarters and laboratory of the AAO are on the same campus as the Australia Telescope National Facility in the Sydney suburb of Epping.


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Anglo-Australian Observatory


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   • OBSERVATORIES AND TELESCOPES