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The OpenScience Observatories

ART Observatory At Night

The Open University facilities comprise the COmpletely Autonomous Service Telescope (COAST), The Physics Innovations Robotic Telescope Explorer (PIRATE) and an associated weather station all based on Tenerife.

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Featured Object:

The Needle Galaxy
The Needle Galaxy

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An image produced by the live telescope of one of the white telescope domes in Tenerfie


An icon showing the current weather conditions at the observatory in Tenerife


An icon showing the current phase of the Moon
System status: Telescope online
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