Langkawi National Observatory (LNO)

Introduction

The Langkawi National Observatory (LNO) was completed in 2006. The purpose of its development is to foster the country’s R&D capabilities in space science as well as to increase the interest of young people to pioneer new science and technology in the long run as well as to raise the spirit of unity always striving for excellence in astronomy.

Function of LNO

The main role of function of LNO is to equip the nation with a research grade facility for optical astronomical research in Malaysia. Researchers and students pursuing research in this area are invited to use the facilities.

OBSERVATORI NEGARA LANGKAWI (ONL)
Pemandangan waktu malam di Observatori Negara Langkawi (ONL)
OBSERVATORI NEGARA LANGKAWI (ONL)

LNO Services

LNO offers research and development opportunities and services in the areas below:

  • Astrometry, photometry and spectroscopy for stellar and solar.
  • Data and observation images for both stellar and solar.
  • Training in equipment and instrument handling and practical observation.
  • Instrumentation testing.
  • Instrument and equipment hosting (related to space science).
  • Cooperation in programs.
  • Online and remote observation.

LNO also offers education and awareness activities based on our schedule.

 

LNO’S INSTRUMENTATION

INSTRUMENTASI

INSTRUMENT

OBJEK SAMAWI

STELLAR

MATAHARI

SOLAR

PENJEJAKKAN OBJEK JAUH

NEAR EARTH OBJECT

TELESCOPE

TELESKOP

RCOS 20”

  • TMB152 dan Penuras                Cahaya Nampak (Whitelight)

  • Lunt LS60T-Ha

  • Lunt LS152T-Ha

  • Skywatcher Pro 80ED dan          penuras CaK

  • Takahashi FSQ-106 untuk          pencerapan secara visual

  • RiFast 500

  • Skywatcher BKED 120

KUBAH

DOME

5m ObservaDOME

Automa Dome 10ft DDW

Astrohaven 12ft Clamshell

LEKAPAN

MOUNT

Paramount ME

Paramount ME

Paramount ME2

KAMERA

CAMERA

  • SBIG STL1001E

  • SBIG 11000

  • ST7XME

  • Skynyx Video Camera

  • SBIG

  • STL4020

  • Skynyx Video Camera

FLI ML4240 MB

SPEKTOGRAF

SPECTOGRAPH

SBIG SGS

SBIG SGS

PENURAS

FILTERS

  • UBVRI

  • LRGB

  • Continuum (White Light)

  • Hydrogen Alpha

  • Calcium K-Line

  • UBVRI

  • LRGB

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Stellar Observatory
Stellar Observatory
Solar Observatory
Solar Observatory
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Near Earth Observatoryastrono