The Rosse Solar-Terrestrial Observatory
Welcome to the Rosse Solar-Terrestrial Observatory (RSTO), operated by the Solar Physics Group, Trinity College Dublin. The observatory is located in Birr Castle Demesne, Co. Offaly, Ireland
(53° 05' 38.9'' N, 7° 55' 12.7'' W)
and is dedicated to studying solar radio bursts and their effects on Earth. This site contains information on our research and instruments at the observatory. These include three eCallisto solar radio burst monitors and an AWESOME ionospheric monitor.
The Irish LOFAR Consortium is considering Birr Castle Demesne as a site for a LOFAR radio telescope.
Please visit the RSTO data archives to
download FITS data files or quicklook PNGs, and to view hourly-updated
dynamic spectra. More information on solar activity is availaible at