The Liverpool Telescope (LT)

The Liverpool Telescope  is a fully robotic telescope which is owned and operated by the Astrophysics Research Institute of Liverpool John Moores University. The LT has a 2 metre primary mirror and is of Ritchey-Cretien design. The National Schools' Observatory provides access to the LT for schools; its website contains more details on how the LT is controlled.

Figure 1: The Liverpool Telescope on La Palma in the Canary Islands
Credit: Liverpool John Moores University/Astrophysics Research Institute

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