Nordic Optical Telescope

    Facility/equipment: Equipment

    • Location

      La Palma

      Spain

    Description

    The 2.5-metre Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT) is located on La Palma, in the Canary Islands. It has been operated by the five Nordic countries since 1989. NOT is an important observation device for Finnish astronomers and has considerably increased their scientific activity and productivity. It is also used to introduce students to the use of modern astronomical observation methods.

    Fields of Science and Free Keywords

    • 115 Astronomy, Space science