TÜBİTAK National Observatory

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TÜBİTAK National Observatory
TÜBITAK Ulusal Gozlemevi
Tübitak Ulusal Gözlemevi.jpg
TÜBİTAK National Observatory at Bakırtepe, Antalya Province, Turkey
Organization Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
Observatory code A84
Location Bakırtepe, Antalya, Turkey
Coordinates 36°49′27″N 30°20′8″E / 36.82417°N 30.33556°E / 36.82417; 30.33556Coordinates: 36°49′27″N 30°20′8″E / 36.82417°N 30.33556°E / 36.82417; 30.33556
Altitude 2,450 m (8,040 ft)
Website www.tug.tubitak.gov.tr
Telescopes
RTT150 Cassegrain
T100 (ACE RC1.0) Ritchey–Chrétien
T60 (OMI RC06) Ritchey–Chrétien
YT40 (Meade LX200GPS) Schmidt–Cassegrain
ROTSEIIID Robotic Optical Transient Search Experiment

TÜBİTAK National Observatory (Turkish: TÜBİTAK Ulusal Gozlemevi, TUG) is a ground-based astronomical observatory operated by the TUG Institute of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). Established in 1991, it is located at an altitude of 2,450 m (8,040 ft) in Bakırtepe, around 50 km (31 mi) west-southwest of Antalya in southern Turkey.

There are five telescopes installed in Bakırtepe:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RTT150 Teleskobu" (in Turkish). TUG-TÜBİTAK. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  2. ^ "RTT150 Russian-Turkish 1.5-m Telescope". Head Iki. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  3. ^ "T100 Teleskobu" (in Turkish). TUG-TÜBİTAK. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  4. ^ "T60 Teleskobu" (in Turkish). TUG-TÜBİTAK. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  5. ^ "YT40 Teleskobu (2006-2008)" (in Turkish). TUG-TÜBİTAK. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  6. ^ "LX200 Series". Meade Instruments. Retrieved 2013-02-18. 
  7. ^ "ROTSEIIID Teleskobu" (in Turkish). TUG-TÜBİTAK. Retrieved 2013-02-18.