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Welcome to the Australian Astronomical Observatory

Welcome to the new website of the Australian Astronomical Observatory!

The Australian Astronomical Observatory is a division of the Department of Industry. We operate the Anglo-Australian and UK Schmidt telescopes on behalf of the astronomical community of Australia. To this end the Observatory is part of and is funded by the Australian Government. Its function is to provide world-class observing facilities for Australian optical astronomers.

Please note that some content may be not where you expect it to be, or may not have been transferred from our old site yet. Please email webmaster@aao.gov.au with any errors or omissions.

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