The Observatory has three primary research-grade telescopes.
1. A 20″ Dobsonian Reflector, outfitted with the SkyCommanderXP4 encoder software module
2. An 8″ Achromatic Refractor, custom-built by noted lens specialist Barry Greiner of Mt. Hope, PA, mounted on an Astrophysics German Equatorial Mount and housed in a state-of-the-art computerized Dome, operated entirely on solar power!
3. An 8″ Meade LX-90 SCT Reflector, with GPS tracking and GOTO.
Did you know we can come to you?! We have a mobile telescopeso we can bring our scopes to you and stare at solar flares and sunspots from the roof top of your building! Great for schools, businesses, and events!
Email Observatory@Spoutwood.org for more details.