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Northern Hemisphere: Mt. Teide, Canary Islands, Spain
Slooh's Canary Islands Observatory

Latitude:  N 28° 17′ 59″
Longitude:  W 16° 30′ 30″
Altitude:  2,359m (7,739ft)

Slooh Canary Islands Half Metre TelescopeDome 1

Half Metre Telescope: 500mm (20″) f/6.8 Corrected Dall-Kirkham
Field of View: 37 × 37 arc-minutes
Camera Resolution: 3,056 × 3,056 pixels
Filter Set: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Hα

 

 

Slooh Canary Islands ObservatoryDome 2

High Magnification Telescope: 432mm (17″) f/6.8 Corrected Dall-Kirkham
Field of View: 43 x 43 arc-minutes
Camera Resolution: 4,096 x 4,096 pixels
Filter Set: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Hα

Wide-Field Telescope: 85mm f/5.6 Apochromatic Refractor
Field of View: 1.78 × 1.2 degrees
Camera Resolution: 2,184 x 1,472 pixels
Filter Set: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Hα

Southern Hemisphere: La Dehesa, Chile
 Slooh Chile Observatory Panorama

Latitude:  S 33° 16′ 09″
Longitude:  W 70° 32′ 04″
Altitude:  1,450m (4,756ft)

Slooh Chile Observatory
Dome 1

High Magnification Telescope: 350mm (14″) f/11 Schmidt-Cassegrain
Field of View: 32 × 22 arc-minutes
Camera Resolution: 4,008 × 2,672 pixels (binned 1×1)
Filter Set: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Clear

Wide-Field Telescope: 90mm (3.54″) f/5.56 Apochromatic Refractor
Field of View: 1.4 × 1.0 degrees
Camera Resolution: 1,600 × 1,200 pixels (binned 1×1)
Filter Set: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Hα

Member Spotlight

Look at some of the amazing things members are seeing from the Canary Islands! Comet Jacques as captured and shared by Slooh member Antonio De Pieri on May 8th, 2014 using Slooh’s Half Meter telescope and scientific grade CCD camera.
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