Introducing the Starfox Telescope

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Introducing the Starfox Telescope


  Last updated July 20, 2018 at 3:05 pm


Meet Lucas Storer, a Master’s research student at ICRAR. His project is focusing on discovering low surface brightness structure (faint light in the Universe).

To do this, he is using a small, specially designed telescope called Starfox. This is an optical telescope that’s used for deep sky imaging, to detect diffuse intra-halo light and faint galaxies.

We can’t wait to see what Lucas and Starfox discover!

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ICRAR is an institute of astronomers, engineers and big data specialists supporting the Square Kilometre Array, the world’s largest radio telescope. ICRAR is an equal joint venture between Curtin University and The University of Western Australia, with funding support from the State Government of Western Australia.