Introduction / Background

Langkawi National Observatory (LNO) is located near Bukit Malut Resevoir, Langkawi Island, Kedah. LNO is is equipped with a robotic telescope system that have 3 mode of telescope control. It can be remotely controlled via the Internet and allow astronomers to conduct astronomical research via internet . Development of ONL began on January 26, 2005 and completed on May 2, 2006. LNO had 2 observatory:- Stellar Observatory and Solar Observatory.

Features Physical Indicators: 

Geographical coordinates  : Latitude: 6 ˚ 18m 12s U
: Longitude : 99 ˚ 46m 43s T
 
Sky brightness : 18 mag / arcsec2 ( V )  
Seeing : 2.2 arcsec   
Humidity (nights) : 70 %   
Temperature (night) : 27 ˚ C  
Time Zone : +8 UTC  

 

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