Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST, formerly the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, ATST)
08 Jan 2018
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The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is a 4 meter aperture solar telescope currently under construction on Haleakala, Maui.

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​​The DKIST site in progress

Credit: Ruth Kneale, DKIST
RAL Space Involvement

RAL Space collaborated with Observatory Sciences Ltd on the design of the control system for the telescope.

Subject 
Astronomy

Main Objectives 
To understand solar activity and solar variability. To understand how magnetic fields are generated and how they are destroyed.

Launch Date 
August 2012

Partners

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, National Solar Observatory, High Altitude Observatory, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Hawaii, University of Chicago​, and more.

Further Project Information
DKIST, NSO​


For more information please contact, RAL Space Enquiries​​



Contact: RAL Space Enquiries