Kingsland Observatory operates a modern observatory for astronomical observations and research in Kingsland, County Roscommon, Republic of Ireland. KO is a research observatory with a history of astronomical innovation and discovery dating back over 40 years. Set in a remote area with lack of light pollution, supports a small team of scientists who work on a range of topics, carrying out research in Solar System studies. In particular, surveys of the Edgeworth Kuiper belt, a search for a Planet X, a twin Sun and photometry of minor planets. We have a wide range of expertise in the development of instrumentation and alternative approaches to the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
To be innovativors, striving to solve some mysteries of the Universe.
- To explore the unknown Universe and provide new insight into astronomy.
- To make our research outcomes widely known to society and pass on our dreams to future generations.
- To mentor next-generation researchers for their role on the world-stage.