INO – ING collaboration

INO – ING collaboration

The collaboration between Iranian National Observatory (INO) and Isaac Newton Group (ING) on training of astronomers has been extended for another two years.

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INO users meeting

INO users meeting

The first meeting of INO users was held at Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM). The main motivation of the meeting was to discuss the astronomical applications and observational instruments of this project.

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INO340 M1 arrives

INO340 M1 arrives

The INO340 primary mirror has arrived in Iran on 14 of February 2015 by crossing the Baltic Sea, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. The primary mirror blank is a Zerodur glass acquired in 2010.

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INO site monitoring station

INO site monitoring station

The INO site monitoring station has become operational in Nov 2014. The station is located around 500m to the south east of the main Gargash peak where the 3.4m Telescope is planned to be constructed.

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