Astrophysics (index)

Infrared Survey Facility

(140 cm reflector telescope that images in infrared)

The Infrared Survey Facility (IRSF) is a 140 centimeter telescope at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) that images at three Infrared (IR) Frequencies. It was originally developed for study of the Magellanic Clouds, and has also contributed to the Two Micron All-Sky Survey (2MASS).

(telescope,reflector,infrared,ground,South Africa)