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Browse through our newest Starbase image sets! We've added images from three more telescopes (AFIL-1, AFIL-2 and AFIL-5), including a set of comet C/2021 A1 Leonard.

Telescopes

Listed below are the remote telescopes available on Insight Observatory's online ATEO Portal for educational and public 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

Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $20.00 - $30.00 USD per image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $48.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $38.40 USD per imaging hour

** 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

Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $30.00 - $45.00 USD per image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $70.80 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $55.80 USD per imaging hour

** Please note the cloudy season for this location is from March thru the beginning of April.



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
  • Planewave L-500 Direct Drive Mount
  • FLI Proline 16803 CCD
  • Filters: LRGB, Ha3.5nm, OIII, SII

Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $30.00 - $45.00 USD per image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $34.20 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $27.00 USD per imaging hour

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



AFIL-5 with an image of Messier 8 and 20 - The Lagoon and Trifid Nebula.
AFIL-5 with an image of Messier 8 and 20 - The Lagoon and Trifid 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

Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $25.00 - $35.00 USD per image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $30.00 USD per imaging hour
  • Education: $24.00 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

Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $25.00 - $35.00 USD per image request

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




AFIL-7 with an image of M42 - The Orion Nebula.
AFIL-7 with an image of M42 - The Orion Nebula.

AFIL-7: 20" f/6.8 Planewave CDK500 - Nerpio, Spain

Specifications:
  • 20" f/6.8 Planewave CDK
  • Planewave L-500 Direct Drive Mount
  • FLI Proline 16803 CCD
  • Filters: LRGB, Ha OIII SII plus photometric R, EXO, and NearIR

Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $30.00 - $45.00 USD per image request

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