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Bringing the Universe to Classrooms
and Homes around the World!

What's New at Insight Observatory...

Reduced Starbase Image Set Repository Rates!

Image sets from all 3 Astronomical Telescopes for Educational Outreach (ATEO) are now ONLY $0.05 USD (cents) per imaging minute for Standard and $0.04 USD (cents) for Educational subscribers.

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Telescopes

Listed below are the remote telescopes available on Insight Observatory's network for educational and astrophotography use...

ATEO-1 with an image of M81 and M82 Galaxies.
ATEO-1 with an image of M81 and M82 Galaxies.

ATEO-1: 16" f/3.7 Astrograph Reflector - New Mexico, US

Specifications:
  • Telescope: Dreamscope 16" f/3.7 Astrograph Reflector
  • Camera: FLI Proline 16803
  • FLI CFW 4-5 (Baader Luminance (Clear)/Red/Green/Blue/H-Alpha) Filter Wheel
  • Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Guiding Camera
  • Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME

Imaging Rates:
  • Standard: $60.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $48.00 USD per imaging hour

** Please note the rain season for this location is from July thru the middle of September.



ATEO-2A and ATEO-2B with images of M17 - The Omega Nebula and Mars.
ATEO-2A and ATEO-2B with images of M17 - The Omega Nebula and Mars.

ATEO-2A: 5" f/5.8 Williams Optics APO Refractor - New Mexico, US

Specifications:
  • Williams Optics 132 (5") f/5.8 FLT APO Refractor
  • Paramount GT1100S Equatorial Mount
  • ZWO ASI2600MC Pro Color Camera
  • Stellarvue SV80 80 mm Super ED Refractor Guide Scope
  • Trius SX26 Guiding Camera

Imaging Rates:
  • Standard: $65.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $52.00 USD per imaging hour

ATEO-2B: 6" f/12 Classical Cassegrain Reflector - New Mexico, US
  • GSO Classical Cassegrain Reflector
  • Paramount GT1100S Equatorial Mount
  • Celestron SKYRIS 236C color CMOS camera
  • Optec Focus Lynx Focuser
  • Trius SX26 Guiding Camera

Imaging Rates: Please Contact Us.

** Please note the rain season for this location is from July thru the middle of September.



ATEO-3 with an image of NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy.
ATEO-3 with an image of NGC 253 - The Sculptor Galaxy.

ATEO-3: 12.5" f/9 Quasar Ritchey-Chretien -Rio Hurtado Valley, Chile

Specifications:
  • Telescope: 12.5" f/9 Quasar Ritchey Chretien
  • Camera: SBIG STL11000
  • Filters: Astrodon Luminance (Clear)/Red/Green/Blue/H-Alpha 6nm/OIII 3nm)
  • SBIG Adaptive optics guiding
  • Mount: Losmandy Titan

Imaging Rates:
  • Standard: $70.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $56.00 USD per imaging hour

** Please note the cloudy season for this location is from July thru August.



AFIL-3 with an image of M22 - Globular Cluster in Sagittarius.
AFIL-3 with an image of M22 - Globular Cluster in Sagittarius.

AFIL-3: 20" f/6.7 Dall-Kirkham - Namibia, Southern Africa

Specifications:
  • 20" f/6.7 AG Optical iDK Dall-Kirkham
  • ASA DDM85XL mount
  • FLI Proline 16803 CCD
  • Filters: LRGB, Ha7 OIII SII

Imaging Rates:
  • Standard: $45.00 USD per imaging hour - (Rate valid 12/15 thru 12/31, 2020)
  • Education: $36.00 USD per imaging hour - (Rate valid 12/15 thru 12/31, 2020)

** Please note the rain season is from January thru the beginning of April.



AFIL-5 with an image of NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula.
AFIL-5 with an image of NGC 2070 - The Tarantula Nebula.

AFIL-5: 200mm f/3 Veloce AT - Namibia, Southern Africa

Specifications:
  • Officina Stellare Veloce 200 AT
  • Focal length 600 mm (24'') - Focal ratio f/3
  • ASA DDM60 mount
  • QHY 600M CCD
  • Filters: LRGB, Ha7 OIII SII

Imaging Rates:
  • Standard: $35.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $28.00 USD per imaging hour

** Please note the rain season for this location is from January thru the beginning of April.



AFIL-6 with an image of M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy.
AFIL-6 with an image of M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy.

AFIL-6: 200mm f/3 Veloce AT - Nerpio, Spain

Specifications:
  • Officina Stellare Veloce 200 AT
  • Focal length 600 mm (24'') - Focal ratio f/3
  • ASA DDM60 mount
  • SBIG STF-8300M CCD
  • Filters: LRGB, Ha7, OIII, SII

Imaging Rates:
  • Standard: $35.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $28.00 USD per imaging hour