TUBITAKUmit Kiziloglu, Last updated: January 2003
NATIONAL OPTICAL OBSERVATORY SITE
Site is operated as the national observatory under the administration of TUG Institute of TUBITAK (Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), located approximately 50 kilometers north of Antalya, Turkey. There are two telescopes of sizes 1.5 and 0.40 meter. The 1.5 m telescope is a joint project between IKI RAN (Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences), EAO (Engelhardt Astronomical Observatory) and Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey. The 0.40 m telescope is donated by University of UTRECHT.
One of the robotic telescopes of "Robotic Optical Transient Search Experiment" ROTSE will be installed in fall 2003 as a part of ROTSE Collaboration.
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- Location of the site or local and
Elevation: 2485 m Latitude: 360 49' 30" North Longitude: 02h 01m 20s East Time Zone: +2 hours
- Astronomical conditions on the Site
- Latest status on the site. From 1982 to 1997
- Telescopes & Associated Instruments
- Observation requests from TUG.