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|OAS > Description of the auxiliary station "Sormano2-Bellagio Via Lattea"|
Starting from 2017 a new station, named Sormano2 - Bellagio Via Lattea (MPC code L06), joined Sormano Astronomical Observatory MPC code 587 The station is located at Bellagio, about 10 Km north of the Sormano headquarter.
The main instrument (at left) is a 28 cm Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope (f/10) with an Orion Parsec 8300 CCD camera (field of view of 23? x 17?). A secondary instrument (at right), a Newtonian Reflector telescope 20 cm (f/3.8) with a correct FOV 1.2 x 1.0 degrees, is particularly suited for astrophotography of comets.
Geographic coordinates WGS84 :
Sormano2 - Bellagio Via Lattea (MPC code L06)
Longitude: 9? 15' 14.50 East
Latitude: 45? 58' 12.36 North
Height: 323 m, a.s.l.
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