Tag Archives: CastelGauss Project

Monitoring Services

Castelgrande Observatory provides the following services: Measurements from the Astronomical Observatory of Castelgrande (location of CastelGAUSS Project): the customer can perform positional measurements (orbit determination) with 1-2 arcseconds accuracy. The estimated cost of one observational campaign is €3,000.   With the entire ISON Network*: possibility of involving at least 5 telescopes of the network –  […]

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CastelGAUSS first successful observation of a GRB’s optical afterglow

GAUSS and KIAM collaborators, working in the CastelGauss Project at the Astronomical Observatory of Castelgrande (in Basilicata Region, Italy, part of the ISON Network), have performed an optical observation of the field of GRB 180720B on July 20, 2018, detecting optical afterglow with their 22-cm aperture telescope and obtaining a large number of images. The coordinates of the identification are J2000 […]

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CastelGauss Observatory was assigned an MPC code

Now GAUSS Observatory of Castelgrande has an MPC code!  The MPC is the 3-digit unique identifier designated by the Minor Planet Center to the astronomical observatories, in order to list them in a worldwide register and ease the report of their astrometric observation. The site code of ISON-Castelgrande Observatory is L28 and its geographical coordinates are 15.46339 […]

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