Our centre operates world-class facilities and collaborates with observatories and gravitational wave detectors that have a long history of research and technical activity at the forefront of astronomy and astrophysics.
ANU 2.3m Telescope »
The ANU 2.3m Telescope was built in the early 1980s and is now in the process of significant upgrade.
Applied Metrology Labs »
The Applied Metrology Group operates out of two main laboratories.
CGA Gravitational Wave Laboratory »
The centre has a purpose built laboratory for experimental work, located at the western end of building 38b on the main campus of ANU.
High-Power Laser Lab »
EQUS High-Power Laser Lab
Ion Beam Sputtering Coating Deposition Facility »
Ion beam sputtering coating deposition facility for precision optics production hosted at ANU for ANFF
SkyMapper is a state-of-the-art automated wide-field survey telescope that represents a new vehicle for scientific discovery.