news 2.5m telescope finalized for the Physical Research Laboratory in India

©The AMOS project team, with Minister Willy Borsus

Friday, October 16th, AMOS celebrated in Liège the finalization of a new telescope for the observatory of Mount Abu, located in the north-east of India and operated by the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL). The ceremony was enhanced by the participation of Mr. Willy Borsus, Walloon Minister of the Economy and Vice-President of the Walloon Region; His Excellency Santosh Jha, Ambassador of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union; the director of the Physicical Research Laboratory (PRL), Dr. Anil Bhardwaj; the director of the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Science (ARIES), Prof. Dipankar Banerjee, as well as representatives of ULiège, the Royal Observatory of Belgium and AWEX.

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Press Release – UK version
Communiqué de presse – FR version

Mount Abu Telescope – side view

Mount Abu Telescope – rear view


Published on 21.10.2020
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