Category Archives: Space Debris Observation

Collepardo Observatory

SpaDe Observatory  In 2006 the GAUSS Group of the University of Roma “Sapienza” was chosen by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to design and shape the first Italian optical observatory to perform space debris observation. The University/ASI Observatory GAUSS was named “SpaDe” (Space Debris) and it was located in Collepardo (Frosinone, Lazio Italian region) at an altitude […]

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Castelgrande Observatory

GAUSS participates in the Castelgrande Observatory Mission, through the CastelGAUSS Project, providing valuable technical assistance and its know-how in space debris research. The area of Toppo di Castelgrande, in the  Italian region of Basilicata, is particularly suitable for space objects observation. This zone was already selected to host the astronomical observatory managed by INAF-Capodimonte, with a […]

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Space Debris Observation

GAUSS develops remote controlled telescope stations equipped with automatic telescope mounts, light domes for equipment storing, PCs for telescopes control and remote management. GAUSS has been involved in the international study on Space Debris in the framework of IADC (Inter Agency Debris Committee) programs and, among others, is collaborating with the Russian Delegation (ROSCOSMOS). GAUSS has developed a […]

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