Telescopes

Yale-NUS College has access to a powerful suite of telescopes in Chile and across the Earth. So while our weather and lack of mountains may suggest astronomy is tough in Singapore – our facilities suggest otherwise!  Below are some links to the telescopes we are using in our YSC 2217 Observational Astronomy Course!


Yale SMARTS Network of Telescopes

The SMARTS Network – http://www.astro.yale.edu/smarts/index.html

The 1.3-meter telescope in Chile – http://www.astro.yale.edu/smarts/1.3m.html

ANDICAM – the infrared and optical imager – http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/node/822

CHIRON spectrograph – http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/content/CHIRON

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 LCRO – the Las Campanas Remote Observatory

LCRO homepage and Image Gallery – http://lascampanasremote.org/gallery/

LCRO Observers Cookbook – http://lcobot.duckdns.org/cookbook.html

LCRO Weather – http://139.229.103.244/~hatuser/wth/cloud_d.html

LCRO Observer Control Panel – http://139.229.103.190:8082/index.asp

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NARIT – the National Astronomy Institute of Thailand 

Overview of NARIT – http://www.narit.or.th/en/

Thai National Observatory (TNO) – http://www.narit.or.th/en/index.php/facilities/thai-national-observatory-tno/overview

TNO 0.5-meter telescope – http://www.narit.or.th/en/index.php/facilities/thai-national-observatory-tno/0-5-m-telelscope

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Skynet – A Global Telescope Network (includes PROMPT CTIO telescopes)

Skynet telescope overview – http://skynet.unc.edu/introastro/ourtelescopes/

Astronomy with Skynet Labs – http://skynet.unc.edu/introastro/ourplaceinspace/

Skynet Observer Login – https://skynet.unc.edu/

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