Leaders in Scientific Instrumentation and Research

Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO) is a recognised world leader in innovative scientific instrumentation, software and research.
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Expertise Perfected Over Time

Built upon the institutional knowledge and individual experiences gained through decades developing advanced instrumentation for astronomy, we have delivered over 100 projects since 1974 encompassing a broad engineering skill base:

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AAO-MQ is committed to creating a working environment and culture that is inclusive and provides equal opportunities, irrespective of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, culture and origin.


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