Laser optical links were made between the Aristarchos telescope and the AlphaSat telecommunication satellite

By |2022-07-07T14:31:36+03:00July 4th, 2022|

Between June 26 and July 2, laser optical links were made between the Aristarchos telescope and the AlphaSat telecommunication satellite. The team visiting from ESA worked with the Helmos Observatory team to complete several experiments in which the telescope not only recorded the beam from AlphaSat but also the quality and characteristics of the signal.

Aristarchos Telescope Participates in the Optical Radionet Pilot (ORP) Program

By |2021-10-10T23:36:28+03:00March 23rd, 2021|

Aristarchos Telescope Participates in the Optical Radionet Pilot (ORP) Program First meeting of the Board of Directors of the new Optical Radionet Pilot program Aristarchos telescope participates in an international network of astronomical stations in the Optical Radionet Pilot program's framework to strengthen the research in Observational Astronomy. The director [...]

ARISTARCHOS telescope contributes to the discovery of new exoplanets

By |2021-10-10T23:43:33+03:00April 24th, 2020|

ARISTARCHOS telescope contributes to the discovery of new exoplanets In April 2020, a scientific paper (https://arxiv.org/abs/2004.06622) was published in the Astronomical Journal by an international team of researchers led by Benjamin F. Cooke. The work concerns the discovery of two new exoplanets of the type "Hot Jupiter" (Hot Jupiters) around the stars [...]

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