Royal Observatory Edinburgh

The Royal Observatory Edinburgh (ROE) is a historic site which combines three organisations - the UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UK ATC), an establishment of the Science and Technologies Facilities Council; the Institute for Astronomy (IfA), which is part of the University of Edinburgh; and the ROE Visitor Centre, which is run by the ATC, but co-ordinates the outreach work of both UK ATC and IfA. The ROE is unique in combining on a single site astronomical research, forefront technology, teaching, public outreach, and a rich historical heritage.

The ROE Trust is a registered charity which acts to protect and showcase the heritage of the ROE, and to develop projects connected with public interest in Astronomy.


Last updated: 23 August 2018


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