Story: Astronomy – overview

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MOA telescope

This 1.8-metre-diameter telescope is the largest in New Zealand. It became operational on 1 December 2004, and is used for microlensing observations.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Astronomy – overview - Mt John Observatory', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/8007/moa-telescope (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006