The Armagh-Dunsink-Harvard Telescope: First cross-border agreement between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

DIAS Dunsink Observatory DIAS Dunsink Observatory, Dunsink Lane, Dublin 15, Dublin

The Armagh-Dunsink-Harvard telescope (ADH) was the first major international project undertaken by Dunsink Observatory following the observatory’s re-opening as part of DIAS’ School of Cosmic Physics (founded in 1947). The ADH was an opportunity to develop an international collaboration with Harvard and to build closer links between Northern Ireland and the Republic during a difficult...