Dark Sky Observatory 14-inch Telescope


Dome &Building
Control Room

14-inch's WebCam


Observatory Home Page

Home page of Director

14-inch and Adam Smith

The 14-inch telescope waa assembled by Adam Smith for his thesis project. It runs under the Skynet Internet control system with queue-scheduled observing and is automatically commanded to observe the optical afterglow of Gamma-ray bursts within seconds of notification.

This project was jointly funded by ASU, North Carolina Space Grant and the National Science Foundation's Major Research Intrumentation Program.

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