Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes
|Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes|
Part of Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, including the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes. The William Herschel Telescope is the large dome on the left, the Isaac Newton Telescope is located second from the right, and the Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope is located on the far right.
The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes or ING operates the William Herschel Telescope, Isaac Newton Telescope and Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope optical telescopes for the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the NWO and the IAC. The telescopes are located at Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on La Palma in the Canary Islands.
These telescopes were formerly under the control of the Royal Greenwich Observatory before UK government cutbacks in 1998.
- ING Homepage
- Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
- Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoe (NWO)
- Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)
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