Liverpool Telescope


One of the SkyCams
Credit: LT

The Liverpool Telescope is fitted with a number of sky cameras (or SkyCams) that can take wide field observations whilst the telescope is observing. At present, the SkyCam system consists of three cameras:

Design of the Liverpool Telescope


Observatory on La Palma
Credit: ING

An astronomical observatory is a location used for observing events that happen in space. Whilst an observatory can consist of just one telescope, some of the better locations in the world can have more than twenty telescopes.