Solar and Observing Remote Imaging Observatory (SOLARIO)

The Solar and Observing Remote Imaging Observatory (SOLARIO) is dedicated to public daytime observing.

Solar and Observing Remote Imaging Observatory (SOLARIO)

Name(s)

Solar and Observing Remote Imaging Observatory (SOLARIO)

Status

Operational

Broad Science Goals

Public daytime observing program 

Site

Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona, USA

Location Coordinates

31º 57’ 29.4’ N

111º 35’ 53.8’ W

Altitude

2096 m (6877 ft)

Enclosure

Dome

Type

Optical

Optical Design

Ritchey-Chrétien 

Field of View

0.28° x 0.19° (with ZWO ASI071MC Pro)

Diameter: Primary M1

0.38 meters

Material: Primary M1

Pyrex

Mount

Equatorial

First Light Date

2018

Adaptive Optics

None

Images taken with the PROMPT-8 Telescope

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Images of the PROMPT-8 Telescope

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Videos of the PROMPT-8 Telescope

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Press Releases with SOLARIO Telescope

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