Our Services

  • Planning and Facilitating Research Projects in the field of Astronomy, with the purpose of providing the tools necessary for astronomy education, discovery and research utilizing Remote Robotic Telescopes in various locations around the world. Work with Insight Observatory to design custom classroom astronomy lessons that coincide with your teaching curriculum.

  • Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO)

  • Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO) - Insight Observatory's 16" f/3.5 Astrograph imaging telescope is now available for hourly or nightly rentals. Image deep-sky objects such as galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae remotely from the dark skies and high elevations of New Mexico using your personal computer. Are you a student participating in an astronomy education research project? We are currently offering special educational rates to universities, colleges as well as public, charter and private schools. As mentioned above on this page, Insight Observatory can assist with planning and the facilitating of research projects with the use of the remote online telescope.

  • Public Education in Astronomy, which includes:
    • Visual Observing Programs - Insight Observatory offers customized observing programs for schools, colleges, Boy and Girl Scout troops of all levels as well as the general public. These programs are held at Kohout-Dingley Observatory in Kingston, MA that houses an 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope.

    • Remote Imaging - Learn how to acquire stunning images of the night sky using a remote robotic telescope equipped with a CCD imaging camera. You will learn how to image galaxies, star clusters, comets and nebulae from the comfort of your own computer with a one-on-one lesson with an Insight Observatory staff member via Skype.

    • Public Stargazing and Observing Sessions - This service provides Insight Observatory staff members with telescopes traveling to, or near your location for an event. This a great option for those not wanting to travel to the observatory with a large group. We currently offer monthly stargazing sessions (April thru November) that are free to the public in conjunction with the Cotuit Library at Lowell Park in Cotuit, MA. 

  • General Consulting - Looking for the proper astronomy equipment for your educational institution or private use? The Project Developers at Insight Observatory has more than 60 years of experience in the field of astronomy between them that includes extensive knowledge of different types of telescopes, imaging devices and their accessories that would suit the needs for your particular astronomy program. 

For more questions and information regarding Insight Observatory's services, please contact us on our Contact form or email us directly at info@insightobservatory.com and we will be sure to get back to you within 24 business hours.