AESOP construction begins

In May 2017 the AAO team started building the AESOP spines and actuators. [caption id="attachment_246" align="alignnone" width="300"] Fibre work in progress for the first AESOP module[/caption]

4MOST/AESOP success!

The AAO’s 4MOST/AEOSOP team passed with flying colours the Long Lead Item Final Design Review (LLI FDR) that took place at the AIP in Potsdam this week. The feedback received at the end of the…

4MOST All-Hands 2016

The 4MOST All-Hands meeting 2016 took place in the week of 19-23 September 2016 at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. The 4MOST All-Hands is a mixture of science, engineering, and management meetings, spread over plenary…

Agreement Signed to Build 4MOST

ESO has signed an agreement with a consortium led by the Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) to build 4MOST, a unique, next-generation spectroscopic instrument which will be mounted on the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope…