Facilities

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 The ANU Department of Quantum Science (Building 38b).

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 »

SkyMapper is a state-of-the-art automated wide-field survey telescope that represents a new vehicle for scientific discovery.