Our Goal

“Focal Plane Instruments and Adaptive Optics System” (ODA) Project (2016-2019) is the second phase of the “Eastern Anatolia Observatory” (DAG) Project, and the purpose of ODA Project is ensuring the purchase, design and production of high-tech optical devices capable of both visual and near infrared observations for Turkey’s largest-diameter telescope(4m) which will make observations in both visual (VIS) and near infrared(NIR, <3 micron) region  and also, the establishment and implementation of an optical laboratory within ATASAM for the tests, maintenance, repairs and calibrations of these equipment.