It’s official! Dr Amanda Bauer from the AAO has been selected as one of the 'Top 5 under 40’ science researchers in the country.
Spectacular new images obtained using the Dark Energy Camera in Chile.
The Anglo-Australian Telescope was officially opened on October 16, 1974.
Two Australian astronomers are part of the international team who found a supermassive black hole inside the smallest known galaxy.
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Dark Energy Survey Makes a Splash at the American Physical Society Annual Meeting
The Dark Energy Survey has released numerous scientific results based on its first year of observations.
The Story of Light - The Astronomer’s Perspective
As part of the VIVID Sydney 2015 Ideas festival, the AAO is hosting a unique event in conjunction with the International Multiwavelength Dissection of Galaxies Conference.
AAO Receives Diversity Award
In December 2014 the AAO received a Silver Pleiades Award in recognition of our efforts in promoting gender equity and diversity.
Welcome to the Australian Astronomical Observatory
The Australian Astronomical Observatory is a division of the Department of Industry and Science. 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.
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