Within the University Observatory today there are five telescopes.
In the village of Maiaky, Odessa region, where the observation station of the astronomical Observatory of the University of Mechnikov, installed the largest telescope.
About it writes Rus.Media.
It is noted that all within the University Observatory today there are five telescopes. Three of them in working condition, and two more plan to launch in the near future. Large telescope here relatively recently – in 2012. As told to journalists by the Director of the astronomical Observatory of ONU im. Mechnikov Sergey Andrievskiy, the telescope mirror is 80 cm in diameter. “I had to find people who will make the optics, mechanics, electronics. And we did it. And today, the telescope produces scientific products.
He works for needs of control of outer space,” he said. The uniqueness of Odessa telescope, according to astronomers, in that he was created in the Observatory. It literally details gathered local “Kulibin”. As noted by Andrievsky, the creation of the telescope was invested patrons who enjoy astronomy.