As of 15 Jan 2014 the JKT is owned by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC),
and is operated by the
Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA)
under agreement with IAC. The JKT resumed operations as a robotic telescope in October 2015.
More information can be found in an IAC press release and this paper.
The Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope has a parabolic primary mirror of
diameter 1.0 m. It is equatorially mounted, on a cross-axis mount.
Instruments can be mounted at the f/15 cassegrain focus. Total weight of
the telescope is about 40 tonnes. The role of the telescope was a facility for
More information can be found at the ING Public Information web pages.