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* Enjoy our reduced image request rates on ALL of our remote telescopes!

* AFIL-7 is currently offline due to a camera issue.

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

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Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $15.00 - $25.00 USD per processed image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.65 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.52 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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



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

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Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $25.00 - $40.00 USD per processed image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.82 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.65 USD (cents) per imaging minute

** 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

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Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $25.00 - $40.00 USD per processed image request

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.58 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.47 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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



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

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

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.42 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.33 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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



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

AFIL-7: 20" f/6.8 Planewave CDK500 - Nerpio, Spain - Currently Offline - Camera Issue

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

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Basic Image Request Rates:
  • From $25.00 - $40.00 USD per processed image request
Advanced Image Request Rates:

  • Standard: $0.65 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.52 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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



AFIL-9 with an image of M20, the Trifid Nebula and M8, the Lagoon Nebula.
AFIL-9 with an image of M20, the Trifid Nebula and M8, the Lagoon Nebula.

AFIL-9: ASA H8 f/2.9 Hyperbolic - Namibia, Southern Africa

Specifications:
  • ASA H8 f/2.9 Hyperbolic
  • ASA DDM60 Mount
  • QHY 600M CCD
  • Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Ha7, OIII

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

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.42 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.32 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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



AFIL-10 with an image of NGC 5128 - Centaurus A Galaxy.
AFIL-10 with an image of NGC 5128 - Centaurus A Galaxy.

AFIL-10: Officina Stellare Pro RC 360 f/8 - Namibia, Southern Africa

Specifications:
  • Officina Stellare Pro RC 360 f/8
  • Astro Physics GTO 1200 Mount
  • FLI Proline 16803 CCD
  • Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Ha5, OIII, SII

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

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.48 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.38 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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



AFIL-11 with an image of NGC 3324 - Eta Carinae Nebula.
AFIL-11 with an image of NGC 3324 - Eta Carinae Nebula.

AFIL-11: Takahashi FSQ106 ED 4.17" Refractor - Namibia, Southern Africa

Specifications:
  • Takahashi FSQ106 ED 4.17" Refractor f/5
  • ASA DDM60 Pro mount
  • SBIG STF-8300M CCD
  • Filters: LRGB, Ha, O3, S2 (Astrodon)

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

Advanced Image Request Rates:
  • Standard: $0.43 USD (cents) per imaging minute
  • Education: $0.33 USD (cents) per imaging minute

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