Introduction on National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) was officially founded in April 2001 through the merger of several unites and was headquartered in Beijing, which was formerly called the Beijing Astronomical Observatory established in 1958. Aiming at the forefront of astronomical science, NAOC conducts cutting-edge astronomical studies, operates major national facilities and develops state-of-the-art technological innovations in China. NAOC is one of the most important institutes for Astronomy in Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) system, as well as in the whole country. I will briefly introduce NAOC, including the facilities, research and the international collaborations.
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National Astronomical Observatories of China