SC Observatory

Observatory Location

SC Observatory is located in Samphran, Thailand, about 1 hour west of Bangkok. While we suffer from light pollution, both from Bangkok to the east and from the local community in all directions, we have uncommonly transparent skies.

SC Observatory

Equipment

At SC Observatory we have 3 permanent installations in Astrohaven clamshell domes:

  • Officina Stellare RiLA 600mm f/5 telescope, Paramount Taurus 600 mount
  • Officina Stellare RiFAST 400mm f/3.8 telescope, Paramount Taurus 400 mount
  • Officina Stellare RH 300mm f/3 telescope, 10 Micron GM3000 mount

We use a range of FLI imaging CCDs, including PL 16803, MLx694, PL 29050 and more.

OS RiLA 600 Side View

Officina Stellare RiLA 600 on Paramount Taurus 600

OS RiLA 600 and Camera

Officina Stellare RiLA 600 and FLI PL16803 CCD

Current Weather

Sky Alert Weather Station

Current Weather at SC Observatory

Current Skies

Sky Eye All Sky Camera

Current Skies at SC Observatory