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You can’t look directly through the telescopes at the Green Bank Science Center, but neither can the scientists. They’re massive radio telescopes that scan the skies for radiation outside the visible spectrum. There is however, an extensive science center dedicated to explaining the scientific principals behind the huge marvels of engineering, which can point tons of steel at targets equivalent...
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For astronomers an observatory dome is one of the best investments you will ever make. Not only do they allow you to leave your equipment set up permanently, ready for observing quickly, but they improve viewing conditions by protecting from the elements and reducing stray light. All Pulsar Observatories' domes are manufactured from the finest quality GRP finished fibre-glass making them...
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The Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea in Hawai’i, are the world’s largest optical and infrared telescopes. Keck Observatory's vision is to advance the frontiers of astronomy and share our discoveries with the world. Visit our Donors section to read the latest news, view upcoming events, get updates on...
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This site is a place where visitors may see and learn about the rich astronomical heritage of the state of Ohio. This Great Lakes state is not known for many days of crystalline skies, and yet several outstanding observatories have been built here and equipped with their day’s cutting-edge...
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Sunriver's elevation, pitch-dark surroundings, and crystal clear air make it perfect for stargazing. At the Oregon Observatory, you won't be lining up just for one quick peek. We have many of our telescopes set up for your enjoyment, from Tele Vue refractors to our 30-inch Newtonian. So if you...
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The worlds premier hosting site for remote telescopes in both hemispheres. There are many variables that impact the quality of your night sky observing. We believe that New Mexico Skies has an exceptional set of sky conditions that will take your breath away. The "dark" at New Mexico Skies: Our skies are dark! New Mexico Skies is located 16 miles from the "nearby" village of Cloudcroft...
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An team of astronomers including McDonald Observatory's Michael Endl have found clear evidence of a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun. Called 'Proxima b,' it's closest known exoplanet to us, and may be the closest possible abode for life outside our solar system. After several years and a massive team effort, one of the world’s largest telescopes has opened its giant...
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On Sunday Sept. 18, the R/V Atlantis set sail off the coast of Oregon and Washington for a 17-day Operations and Maintenance cruise of the OOI Coastal Endurance Array. During this cruise, the OOI team led by Oregon State University (OSU) will recover and redeploy six surface moorings as well as the Washington Offshore Profiler ... Letter from the Director OOI User Community and Colleagues, Our...
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Observatories - Observatory Solutions specializes in dome observatories for astronomy enthusiasts. We provides sales and consultating on home observatories, ranging from modest structures to sophisticated, fully automated configurations. We provide supervision and guidance of your crew to properly assemble the dome and install the electronic components. We thoroughly test the dome, making sure...
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View information about the Conference on New Data Linkages Download previous reports from 2010 to the present Read and comment on the Vision statement Respond to the Call for Brief White Papers from the scientific community Review the Network Plan Find out more about the Network members Find out how to participate in live discussions about Social Observatories. NSF RCN : Social Observatory...
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The National Solar Observatory is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation, for the benefit of the astronomical community. National Solar Observatory's Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope On Track to Provide Ground-Breaking Observations of the Sun. NSO Focus Meeting: Helioseismology of Solar Magnetism...
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UC Astronomers, Observers at Lick and Keck, Technical Facilities, Instrumentation, Thirty-Meter Telescope. This beloved Bay Area icon is both an active research facility and a resource for public outreach. UCO is also the center for the UC participation in the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) project. Since 1888, Lick Observatory has been at forefront of astronomical research. And acts as a...
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The Sierra Nevada Mountains of central California offer a superb location for remote imaging. The atmospheric conditions allow the seeing to hover around an incredible 1 arc-second for the majority of the time. The site offers a low incidence of thunderstorm activity and an unusually high number of photometric nights each year. At 4,610 feet, the site is above the fog and thermal inversion...
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Backyard Observatories - Providing the highest quality telescope observatories. This extremely flexible and robust system is a must-have tool for anyone wishing to secure, monitor, control, and integrate their telescope observatory. The m1OASYS works with popular image acquisition programs like CCDAutoPilot. The m1OASYS is a do-it-yourself package that is easy to install and configure. The...
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Since starting this outfit in 1983 with an old Land Cruiser and a basket full of sweaters, my guides and I have had the enviable job of guiding nice folks, like you, to the beauty of Mauna Kea. For us, guiding Mauna Kea isn’t a sideline or the greatest new visitor product. For us, it’s our passion, our responsibility, and our pleasure. We invite you to experience what is quite possibly the most...
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The Gemini Observatory consists of twin 8.1-meter diameter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best observing sites on the planet. From their locations on mountains in Hawai'i and Chile, Gemini Observatory's telescopes can collectively access the entire sky. Gemini is operated by a partnership of five countries including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Any...
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SkyShed POD Dome Observatory, SkyPOD,POD MAX portable permanent observatory, portable observatory, backyard observatory, personal observatory dome, Makers of SkyShed Observatories. We sell Dome and Roll Off Type Dome Observatories. Portable observatory, permanent observatory Vanilla Ice Project. This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them.SkyShed POD SkyShedPOD SkyPOD POD MAX...
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Every Wednesday from 17th February 2016 you can leave the car at home and still visit The Centre. PLUS you receive reduced entry of just £5 pp when presented alongside a valid Cuckmere bus ticket. Please note that booking is essential for some of the events listed above. Please check the relevant sections for further details. Please call as soon as possible to secure your place as workshops may...
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Just to settle it once and for all: Which came first the Chicken or the Egg? The Egg -- laid by a bird that was not a Chicken. Americans use 50 million tons of paper annually -- consuming more than 850 million trees. At 13.8 billion years old, the Universe is only three times older than the Earth itself. Sat Oct 8th - Entire Center and observatory deck will be closed.
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Astrodomes make telescope observatory domes for the home and serious astronomer. This site contains specifications, plans and contact information. Astro Domes make affordable telescope observatory domes for the home and serious user. Check this site for specifications, prices and contact information. Domes are readily transportable anywhere in the world. astrodomes, domes, astronomy,...
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