Siding Spring Observatory

Astronomic observatorium in Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia

Siding Spring Observatory is an observatory near in Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia. It is a part of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University.

Siding Spring Observatory
SSO overhead image.JPG
Siding Spring Mountain with Anglo-Australian Telescope dome visible near centre of image.
OrganizationResearch School of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the Australian National University
Observatory code413
LocationSiding Spring Mountain/Mount Woorat, near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates31°16′24″S 149°03′52″E / 31.27333°S 149.06444°E / -31.27333; 149.06444Coordinates: 31°16′24″S 149°03′52″E / 31.27333°S 149.06444°E / -31.27333; 149.06444
Altitude1,165 m (3,822 ft)
Telescopes
Anglo-Australian Telescope3.9 m (13 ft) equatorial mount
UK Schmidt Telescope1.24 m (4 ft 1 in) Schmidt camera
Faulkes Telescope South2 m (6 ft 7 in) Ritchey-Chrétien telescope
Siding Spring 2.3 m Telescope2.3 m (7 ft 7 in) Advanced Technology Telescope
SkyMapper1.35 m (4 ft 5 in) wide-angle optical telescope
HAT-South telescopewide-field telescope
Solaris Telescope20 in (51 cm) Ritchey–Chrétien telescope
Uppsala Southern Schmidt TelescopeSchmidt Telescope
Automated Patrol Telescopewide-field CCD imaging telescope
iTelescope.Net ObservatoryRemote Public Telescopes
KMTNet2.2 m (7 ft 3 in) Korean Microlensing Telescope
Siding Spring Observatory is located in Australia
Siding Spring Observatory
Location of Siding Spring Observatory
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Mount Woorut
Siding Spring Mountain[1]
Mount Woorut is located in New South Wales
Mount Woorut
Mount Woorut
Location in New South Wales
Highest point
Elevation1,165 m (3,822 ft)
Parent peakMount Exmouth
Coordinates31°16′S 149°03′E / 31.267°S 149.050°E / -31.267; 149.050[1]
Geography
LocationCoonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
Parent rangeWarrumbungles
Geology
Mountain typeVolcanic

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mount Woorut". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 25 May 2015.

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