Armagh Observatory’s new Robotic Telescope was formally opened in a
ceremony at the Observatory on the morning of Friday 4th March. The invited
guests included a representative from the Department of Culture, Arts and
Leisure, the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Armagh City and District Council,
the Joint Secretaries of the North/South Ministerial Council, astronomers
from Queen’s University Belfast and the Dublin Institute for Advanced
Studies, and representatives from the Irish Astronomical Society and the
Irish Astronomical Association.