The PIRATE facility: at the crossroads of research and teaching
I describe the Open University-owned 0.43m robotic observatory PIRATE, based in Mallorca. PIRATE is a cost-effective facility contributing to topical astrophysical research and an inspiring platform for distance education students to learn practical science.
Kolb, U. (2014). The PIRATE facility: at the crossroads of research and teaching. Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica, 45, 16-19