[oas] OAS - Osservatorio Astronomico Sormano
OAS > Description of the auxiliary station "Sormano2-Bellagio Via Lattea"

Sormano Astronomical Observatory
description of the auxiliary station
"Sormano2-Bellagio Via Lattea"

 Sttion Sormano2 code L06

Sormano2' telescope, Telescope Schmidt-Cassagrain 28 cm f/10 Sormano2' Newtonian Reflector telescope 20 cm (f/3.8)

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.


 

Astrometric Activity (updated through December 2017)

Number of observations

Comets Minor planets
9 36


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.

 

 


backBack to Sormano Astronomical Observatory Home Page

Web Curators: F. Manca, M. Carpino
Last modified: January 14, 2018