The Large Array Survey Telescope (LAST)

The Large Array Survey Telescope (LAST) is an under-construction cost-effective survey telescope. The project is led by Eran Ofek and Sagi Ben-Ami.

The technological rationale for LAST is discussed in Ofek & Ben-Ami (2020).


The Andromeda galaxy (M31) as imaged by the LAST prototype telescope.
15s integration image of NGC253 (left) and NGC 628 (right), as obtained by the LAST prototype.